NewsOn6.com Plans To Livestream 2016 Summer Olympics Announcement


Friday, October 2nd 2009, 8:14 am
By: News On 6


NewsOn6.com

COPENHAGEN -- Chicago is eliminated in first round of voting for the 2016 Olympics. 

The IOC is scheduled to make that announcement from Copenhagen at around 11:30 a.m, Central time. 

President Obama flew to Copenhagen Thursday to make a final pitch. 

Chicago, Rio de Janeiro, Madrid and Tokyo have made their cases to the IOC for more than a year

The 103 members who attended the IOC meeting started voting this morning electronically in a secret ballot.  

Tokyo was eliminated in the second round. 

The high drama will come when IOC president Jacques Rogge announces the name of the winner, breaking open a sealed envelope and declaring which city has been awarded the games of the 31st Olympiad. 

NewsOn6.com plans to livestream the announcement starting at 11:30 a.m.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.