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IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...deciding between Hamburg and Berlin. France is likely to approve a Paris bid. Other potential contenders include Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or region in South Africa.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

...the U.S. candidate.Other possible contenders include Doha, Qatar; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Baku, Azerbaijan; Istanbul, Turkey; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or province in South Africa.The Rome bid is expected to include many of the venues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/rome-considering-bid-202
USOC will decide next week if it will bid on 20024 Games

...Rome bid on Monday. France is likely to approve a Paris bid next month.Other potential contenders include Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Budapest, Hungary; and a city or region in South Africa.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-09/usoc-will-decide-next-we
US women capture second consecutive world gold medal

ISTANBUL - Maya Moore scored 18 points and the U.S. beat Spain 77-64 to win its second consecutive gold medal at the women's world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-05/us-women-capture-second-consecuti
US women's team routs France in world championship

ISTANBUL - Geno Auriemma had a simple plan against France ? pound the ball inside.The coach's strategy worked to near perfection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-03/us-womens-team-routs-france-world
US tops Australia to reach final at women's world championship

ISTANBUL -Sue Bird has played in enough world championship medal games to know that they are rarely easy.Even though the U.S. had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-04/us-tops-australia-re
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
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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
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