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Yahoo closing last China operation in Beijing

BEIJING - Yahoo Inc. is closing its Beijing research and development center and leaving China in a new cost-cutting move.The company said Thursday the Beijing office's functions would be consolidated in other locations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-19/yahoo-closing-last-china-o
Overtime

...test and will expire March 2, 2016.Park, 25, won the 400-meter freestyle at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He also took silver in the 200 free in Beijing and silvers in both events at the 2012 London Games. CyclingRoche backs Armstrong's rideIn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-23/overtime
Hamburg's Olympic bid is approved by country

...Tibetan groups calling on the IOC to reject Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Games are...Committee officials responsible for evaluating Beijing's bid."They feel excited in slapping...underlining that the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing failed to improve human rights in China...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-03-21/hambugs-olympic-bid-appr
Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor in landmark deal

...games have not yet been selected.Two Asian candidates ? Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan ? are bidding for the 2022 Games...most populous country, will have no Chinese car sponsor if Beijing gets the 2022 Games. And if Boston wins the right to host...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-03-13/toyota-signs-global-olym
UCI chief: Doping still endemic in cycling

...suggestions that his honorary IOC membership is at risk. He was an elected member for 12 years, ending after overseeing the 2008 Beijing Games for the Olympic body.The International Olympic Committee did not address questions over whether Verbruggen's honorary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-09/uci-chief-doping-still-endemic-cy
Better aircraft tracking method to be tested in wake of Malaysia plane's disappearance

...anniversary of the disappearance of Flight 370, which vanished last year during a flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing with 239 people on board. No trace of the plane has been found.Airservices Australia, a government-owned agency that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-01/better-aircraft-tracking-m
Overtime

...media have suggested that Ebola was created by the U.S. military as a biological weapon.Nick Bonner, a co-founder of Beijing-based Koryo Tours, said he did not think the decision reflected any deeper problems in the North's secretive and often...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-23/overtime
FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

...the "most viable period.""Given that the two bidding cities for the 2022 Winter Olympics ?Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China) ? pledged recently to host the winter games from Feb. 4-20, 2022; that the month of Ramadan begins on April...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-24/fifa-recommends-plan
Stephon Marbury's second act is success in China

BEIJING - After a roller-coaster NBA career...all-star is thriving on the court with the Beijing Ducks while becoming one with his adopted...plush apartment building in the heart of Beijing. "I think they respect me enough to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-25/stephon-marburys-second-act-s
Overtime

TennisStars capture titles in ChinaIn Beijing, top-ranked Novak Djokovic won his fifth China Open title in what he called the most dominant final of his career, routing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-05/overtime