The International Olympic Committee (IOC) chose Chicago as a Candidate City for the 2016 Games. A host city decision will be made next year on 2 October 2009. Click here to visit the official website for hosting the 2016 Games in Chicago. Click "Find Out More" within the countdown bubble to register to support the bid. From there you'll confirm through an email link and may set up your profile.
Be sure to check it out on Facebook; search for the Official Chicago 2016 Facebook page. Woo hoo! I'm excited already! I can't wait to get into the beach volleyball, gymnastics and swimming again!!!