- The Washington Times - Sunday, April 5, 2009

CHICAGO (AP) - Members of the International Olympic Committee have visited the site of the proposed Olympic Stadium in Washington Park on Chicago’s South Side.

As the sun broke through threatening clouds on Sunday morning, the committee members saw 205 volunteers holding up the flags of all the Olympic nations to outline the proposed stadium.

Earlier, the committee members visited the proposed Olympic Village site on Michael Reese Hospital property on Chicago’s near South Side, where they were met by Mayor Richard Daley and former Olympic diver Greg Louganis.

Chicago 2016 organizers expect to take the inspection team to a dozen city venues on Sunday.



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