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Federer gets his 85th title in Istanbul Open

ISTANBUL - Top-seeded Roger Federer claimed his 85th title Sunday with a 6-3, 7-6 (11) win over Pablo Cuevas in the final of the Istanbul Open.The 17-time Grand Slam winner fended off strong resistance from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-03/federer-gets-his-85th-title-istan
Istanbul tourism derailed by bombings

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- The maze of shops comprising the exotic Grand Bazaar in central Istanbul has carpets, jewelry, souvenirs - everything...could become an issue." The splendor of Istanbul draws millions of curious visitors each year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/21/liv_393780.shtml
Life & style
Istanbul and Aegean coast: Seascapes and history

ISTANBUL - The sea of Marmara shimmered to my right, a pod of dolphins...strait, and minarets pierced my jet-lag fog on my first Istanbul evening.Walking down the main road in Istanbul's old city the next morning, I was pulled out of my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2012-02-12/istanbul-and-aegean-coast-seascapes
Venus Williams gains Istanbul final

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Bulgaria's Tszvetana Pironkova 6-1, 6-3 Friday despite numerous errors on a windy day to reach the Istanbul Cup final. She will play for the title Saturday against Nicole Vaidisova...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/21/oth_453865.shtml
Other sports
Venus Williams advances to Istanbul semis

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Top-seeded Venus Williams tuned up for the French Open with...victory over seventh-seeded Anna Chakvetadze on Thursday to reach the Istanbul Cup semifinals. Joining Williams in the next round of this clay-court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/20/oth_453787.shtml
Other sports
Olympic torch visits Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Mehmet Okur, who recently agreed to terms with the Utah Jazz...friendship between traditional rivals Turkey and Greece. The torch arrived in Istanbul from Kiev, Ukraine. It will travel to Sofia, Bulgaria, before reaching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/08/oly_421524.shtml
Olympics
Overtime

...chance fans in Connecticut will have to see him play competitively.? In Istanbul, top-seeded Venus Williams was eliminated from the first round of the Istanbul Cup in a 6-4, 7-6 (4) upset by qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-21/overtime
Postcard reports keep coming

...Mountains. My hometown."Ann Marie Wingate, of North Augusta, was "returning after 13 days visiting Florida, London, Istanbul (both European and Asian sides) and Greece."Traveling with three grandchildren and their parents ? it was all education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-16/postcard-reports-keep-coming
IOC picks Tokyo over Istanbul and Madrid for 2020 Olympics

...Fukushima nuclear crisis.Tokyo defeated Istanbul 60-36 in the final round of secret...eliminated earlier after an initial tie with Istanbul.Tokyo, which hosted the 1964 Olympics...questions over Spain's economic crisis and Istanbul handicapped by political unrest and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-09-07/ioc-picks-tokyo-over-ist
Scuttlebiz: Partridge Inn now in Hilton's elite Curio

...The Highland in Dallas. It's a worldwide list. Others joining are Mall of Qatar Hotel in Doha, Qatar, and Rumeli Han Istanbul in Turkey. What does Hilton think of the old Augusta hotel? "Each hotel in the Curio collection is completely different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/scuttlebiz-partridge-inn-n