Chicago 2016 Presents To PASO

Chicago 2016 made its first formal presentation at the General Assembly of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) in Acapulco on Saturday in a 25-minute showcase in which bid officials said they have stayed true to the global template for a successful Games with a compact set of venues, a population mad about sports, and a picturesque lakefront setting.

The Chicago Tribune reports that presenters tailored their sales pitch to tout the city’s Latino character, speaking in Spanish and English to about a dozen International Olympic Committee (IOC) members.

Chicago officials showed the creation of an Olympic stadium in Washington Park that would include a “living skin” of TV screens on the fa