Olympics are returning to Beijing in 2022 - this time in winter

...IOC to be "brave" and give the games to his country."Almaty is not a risky choice for 2022," Massimov told the IOC delegates. "In fact, we are quite the opposite. ... We are a golden opportunity to prove that smaller, advancing nations can...

Augusta Democrats needed to fill delegate slots for Georgia Democratic Convention in Dublin

...run for one of five delegate slots at a July 26 party...is designed to select delegates to participate in the...party needs five more delegates and three alternates...an exciting time when delegates meet party candidates...voters seeking one of the delegate or alternate slots should...

Weary delegate readies for race

North Augusta's alternate delegate to the Republican National Convention is coming home tired but ready to work to elect George W. Bush president. Susan Swanson...

Patriots' quaterback Tom Brady awaits results of appeal hearing

...players association challenged Vincent's power to issue punishment.Goodell dismissed the union's claim."I did not delegate my disciplinary authority to Mr. Vincent; I concurred in his recommendation and authorized him to communicate to Mr. Brady...

Preserving jobs, pay raises on table as US auto talks open

LORDSTOWN, Ohio - The day before hundreds of United Auto Workers delegates gathered to set strategy for contract talks with the Detroit Three, General Motors sent them a not-so-subtle message.GM...

Poll shows Ga. GOP surprise

ATLANTA -- As delegates gather at this weekend's Republican state convention in Athens, a first-time candidate and the winner of Georgia's '08...

Best & Brightest: Kitty Shepherd, Homeschool

...ProgramAWARDS AND HONORS: National Merit Scholar and Finalist, GMEA All-State Orchestra, Planters EMC Washington Youth Tour delegate, soloist with Columbia County Orchestra, Jr. Varsity High Individual, Georgia Southern Invitational Math Tournament, state...

The limits of power

...whim of man.How quaint is this: In the 1990s, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Congress couldn't even voluntarily delegate the power of line-item veto to the president. Yet now he seeks to rewrite immigration law?If the lawlessness and caprice...

American Chuck Blazer banned for life by FIFA

...Blatter's hold on the FIFA presidency when he visited Warner's native Trinidad to meet Caribbean voters.Blazer had primed some delegates to gather evidence of suspicious behavior, then turned whistleblower by handing FIFA a dossier which alleged a bribery plot...

Chairman details delegate process

...become a Democratic delegate? A: There are two...nonparty leaders to become delegates: 1. Being voted for as a district-level delegate. Party members must...become district-level delegates. A popular vote will...the winner for each delegate seat. 2. Being voted...