The presidential nomination of former First Lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has received extraordinary attention across the globe. That heightened awareness has brought into focus how well other women - particularly in Asia - have done in terms of rising to political leadership.
They're aiming to become the only city besides London to ever host the Olympics three times.
Los Angeles turned a profit hosting the 1984 Olympics. It might be tougher this time around.
The collapse of Boston's Olympic effort highlights fundamental problems in the bidding process that could continue to plague cities that want to host.
No word yet on whether there will be a replacement.