People celebrate after Rio de Janeiro won the nomination to host the 2016 Olympic Games at the Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo
Chicago's Olympic Dreams Dashed
A Chicago 2016 supporter reacts during the announcement from the 121st International Olympic Committee on the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Chicago, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. Chicago was eliminated after the first vote.
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Madrid Loses to Rio
A woman cries in front of Madrid's Royal Palace after Rio de Janeiro won the Olympics 2016 bid on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano
No Olympics for Tokyo
Japanese supporters of 2016 Tokyo bids team react after learning Tokyo lost the host city bid of 2016 Olympics early Saturday morning at a restaurant in Tokyo, Oct. 3, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye
An Afghan soldier ducks for cover as a Chinook helicopter carrying Renato Schifani, President of the Italian Senate, lands at an Italian base in Herat, Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009.
Credit: AP Photo/Fraidoon Pooyaa
Royal Cup of Tea
A cup, part of a cup and saucer set, made to celebrate the coronation of Catherine the Great in 1762 is displayed at Christie's auction rooms in London, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. The item, estimated at 150,000-170,000 pounds ($239,894-$271,880), is to be auctioned on Oct. 12-13.
Credit: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
A 7.5 meter (25-foot) tall wooden doll walks through hundreds of people in Berlin, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. The first of a pair of giant marionettes has awakened in Berlin and started the search for her missing partner as part of a massive-scale street performance celebrating German reunification.
Credit: AP Photo/Franka Bruns
Elephants of the Swiss national circus Knie take a bath in the Lake Geneva at the Bellerive beach near Lausanne, Switzerland, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009.