While still stunned by the early exit of Chicago the mood at the IOC Session in Copenhagen is “let the carnival begin” for Rio.
Chicago's shock firsat round exit and the overwhelming win by Rio made it a fascinating vote. See the actual numbers and the reactions here.
Rio de Janeiro officials announced on Monday the city's hotels are planning to make available nearly 2,000 additional rooms for the 2016 Olympics,
Rio Janeiro and Chicago's chances of hosting the 2016 Olympic Games have received a boost after they appeared to edge ahead in the technical evaluation of the four candidates.
Rio de Janeiro's bid to become the first South American city to host the Olympics is gathering momentum, a source close to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) told AFP on Thursday.