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Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...suits up and flies down to Brazil for the Olympics ? if we're not prepared with the same mentality that we had here and Istanbul and London and Beijing, we're capable of being beaten. So we have to come with that same focus and energy that we did and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-15/team-usa-turns-focus-rio-afte
Wozniacki beats heat, Sharapova in fourth round of U.S. Open

...the fourth round at Wimbledon. She had been playing much better since, though, winning her first title in nine months at Istanbul then dropping a pair of three-set matches to Williams.Wozniacki also announced a month ago that she planned to run the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-31/wozniacki-beats-heat
United States rebounds from slow start, surges past Turkey at Basketball World Cup

...could finally get the game into the quicker tempo they prefer and pull away to win the rematch of the 2010 gold-medal game in Istanbul.But it was a much tougher one than expected after the Americans hammered Finland 114-55 while Turkey was being outplayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-08-31/united-states-rebounds-slow-s
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
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
Overtime

...earned the Best Lifter award. TennisWozniacki takes win in IstanbulIn Istanbul, Caroline Wozniacki overpowered second-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 Sunday to win the Istanbul Cup final and clinch her first WTA title of the year and 22nd overall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-20/overtime