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Chicago 2016 Olympic Presentation Complete

Chicago, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro and Madrid made their presentations to the International Olympic Committee Friday in Copenhagen.

Chicago, the first city to present, counted heavily on presentations by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. [DePaulia coverage from sports editor Pat Flynn in Copenhagen. Read his Twitter feed]

Watch video of the presentation on WGN TV. DePaul University journalism professor Mike Conklin is co-anchoring CBS-2 Chicago’slive coverage, starting at 9 a.m.

The IOC begins several rounds of voting at 10:10 a.m. Central Time on Friday. The city with the lowest vote total is eliminated in each round, until a winner is determined. The announcement is expected to be made at 11:57 a.m. Central Time and will be broadcast live at an event in Daley Plaza.

DePaul Coverage of Chicago 2016 Olympic Bid

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Radio DePaul will have reports, interviews and updates throughout the day Friday from the 2016 Olympic bid event in Daley Plaza.

DePaulia Sports Editor Pat Flynn, reporting from Copenhagen, interviews former U.S. Olympic soccer player and gold medalist Brandi Chastain about the bid.