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Katie Ledecky kicks off run at worlds with a win

...of the 15 previous world meets, surprisingly failed to make the final after winning its preliminary heat, but tying with Germany for 11th. Only the top eight make the final."You win your heat, usually you're in the final," U.S. national team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-02/katie-ledecky-kicks-run-worlds-wi
Former Georgia star John Isner wins third Atlanta Open in a row

...their record 107th title, beating Gilles Muller and Colin Fleming 4-6, 7-6 (2), 10-3.HAMBURG OPEN: In Ham burg, Germany, top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame some sloppy play to beat Fabio Fognini 7-5, 7-5 and win the event for the second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-02/former-georgia-star-john-isner-wi
IOC alters its bidding process for 2024 Summer Games

...deadline for the official submission of bids remains Sept. 15.The declared candidates so far are Paris; Rome; Hamburg, Germany; and Budapest, Hungary. Boston dropped out last week amid a lack of public support, but the U.S. Olympic Committee still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-02/ioc-alters-its-bidding-p
Italy's Simone Ruffiniwins wins swimming marathon at world championships in Russia

...her purple Mohawk, and said the victory will inspire her entering her home Olympics.More than a minute behind in third was Germany's Angela Maurer, who turned 40 this week, and earned her eighth career worlds medal."I'll enjoy it of course because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-01/italys-simone-ruffin
Overtime

...In the final, Isner will take on the winner of the late match between Marcos Baghdatis and Gilles Muller.? In Hamburg, Germany, top-seeded Rafael Nadal dismissed Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-2 to set up a Hamburg Open final against Fabio Fognini.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-01/overtime
Your leadership blind spots - have you seen them? If so, you can benefit

...own life ? a discovery achieved through unsolicited feedback from those who worked for me.I was an Army major serving in Germany, undergoing a monumental transformation of our organization. It was not until I was departing the unit that my people "farewelled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-08-01/your-leadership-
Union march was 'blitz'

Regarding Dr. Hubert P. van Tuyll's July 19 guest column on the unjustified comparison of the Confederacy to Nazi Germany: The point about no Confederate blitzkrieg is true, but Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-31/union-march-was-blitz
Kirby: Postcard comes with lesson in proper pronunciation

...Ruby Boylard are enjoying the peace and quiet of North Carolina's coast. Attorney David Bell spent four days in Berlin, Germany, which he described as "old and new, spectacular and amazing."An Augusta First Baptist Church mission group was in Rapid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-30/kirby-postcard-comes-lesson-p
Overtime

...this was the first time in six Atlanta appearances that he was not taken to three sets in his first match.? In Hamburg, Germany, top-seeded Rafael Nadal toiled to beat Jiri Vesely 6-4, 7-6 (2) to reach the Hamburg Open quarterfinals.Nadal's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-30/overtime
Overtime

...Andujar will face Thomaz Bellucci, who beat Stephane Robert 6-3, 6-2 in their second-round match.? In Hamburg, Germany, Benoit Paire rallied to upset second-seeded Tommy Robredo 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 and advance to the quarterfinals of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-29/overtime