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Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...to Brazil for the Olympics ? if we're not prepared with the same mentality that we had here and Istanbul and London and Beijing, we're capable of being beaten. So we have to come with that same focus and energy that we did and keep this dominance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-15/team-usa-turns-focus-rio-afte
China fines Audi $40.5 million, Chrysler $5.2 million in auto industry anti-monopoly probe

BEIJING - China on Thursday announced it will fine...S. Chamber of Commerce said this week Beijing might be violating its free-trade commitments...foreign competition. But at the same time Beijing is trying to create "national champions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/china-fines-audi-405-milli
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

...scour the southern Indian Ocean for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 which veered far of course while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8 with 239 people on board. In July, 298 people were killed when Flight 17 was blasted out of the sky as it flew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/malaysia-airlines-cut-6000
US, China vow to improve cooperation despite disputes

BEIJING - The United States and China vowed Wednesday...cyberhacking dispute between Washington and Beijing that has simmered since the U.S. indicted...the disputes has gained no ground with Beijing.From Washington, President Obama released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-09/us-china-vow-improve-coope
McDonald's, KFC stop buying from Chinese supplier after report expired beef, chicken sold

BEIJING - McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/mcdonalds-kfc-stop-buying-
Malaysia to delist loss-making flag carrier in major overhaul after 2 disasters

...two major disasters this year, which added to its longstanding financial woes.In March, Flight 370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared with 239 people on board after flying far off course. The plane has still not been found, with a search in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-08/malaysia-delist-loss-makin
Michael Phelps wins individual gold in Pan Pacific championships ; Katie Ledecky breaks 400-meter freestyle world record

...backstroke, with American Elizabeth Beisel edging teammate Missy Franklin, the Olympic and world champion, for bronze.Beijing Olympics gold medalist Park Tae-hwan of South Korea won the 400 freestyle in 3:43.15, more than a second ahead of Japan's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-23/michael-phelps-wins-
China signs deal for Russian natural gas

...SHANGHAI - China signed a landmark $400 billion deal Wednesday to buy natural gas from Russia, binding Moscow more closely to Beijing at a time when President Vladimir Putin's relations with the West have deteriorated to the lowest point ever.China's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-21/china-signs-deal-russian-n
Ukrainian city drops out of race for 2022 Games

...in contention: Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing, and Oslo. With Lviv out, the IOC executive...Kazakhstan, held the 2011 Asian Winter Games.Beijing, which held the 2008 Olympics, is bidding...city to stage Summer and Winter Games.Beijing proposes holding Alpine events 120 miles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-06-30/ukrainian-city-drops-out
Ex-Bulldog John Isner romps to Atlanta Open title

...mph, to win 61 percent of Sela's second serves.Sela was playing in just his second ATP final after losing to Roddick in Beijing in 2008.Isner earned $103,100, and Sela made $54,300.American Jack Sock and Canadian Vasek Pospisil won the doubles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-27/ex-bulldog-john-isne