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Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

...full-fledged games."We are starting to consider the possibility of bidding for a future edition of the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games," the national Olympic committee said in a statement over the weekend."The Winter Olympic Games are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-06/group-looking-bring-2024-olympics
IOC inspectors pay visit to Rio

...the list of 25 sports guaranteed a berth in the 2020 Games, and just days after the arrest of double-amputee Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius on murder charges.It is the first time the IOC panel visits Brazil since it became...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-02-18/ioc-inspectors-pay-visit
Brazil might not be ready to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games

...would have a role in spurring long-term infrastructure for Rio. The pope did his bit to help, blessing the Olympic and Paralympic flags with holy water <0x2014> as well as visiting slums in a move that accented the disparity between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-08-03/brazil-might-not-be-read
Apocalypse didn't happen, but 'fiscal cliff' might

...for winning the state championship, and Lantz Lamback was recognized for his good showing in the 2012 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic games. AND I THOUGHT I WAS BAD AT MATH: After that, and after a lot of talk, pro and con, about continuing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2012-12-22/apocalypse-didn
Stewart honors Olympic athletes

...employed more than 430 athletes through its unique program since 1992. Of that group, 205 have competed in the Olympic and Paralympic Games, winning 48 gold, 43 silver and 25 bronze medals. WALLACE IN BUSCH: It's been nearly 15 years since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/19/nas_425769.shtml
Nascar
Sports gala set for Monday

...Augusta. Scherr directs the day-to-day operations of the group that provides service and support to America's Olympic and Paralympic athletes. He took over as chief executive in March 2003 while continuing in his role as chief of sport performance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/12/oth_455852.shtml
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Nike deal with USOC more than just shoes and money

...deal announced Thursday in New York, Nike will provide podium and competitive apparel and footwear to U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams through the Beijing Olympics in 2008. The agreement, which begins in 2005, also includes a partnership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/oly_402089.shtml
Olympics
Chicago is America's representative

...not about the economics, it's not about the surplus, it's about the magic that can be created through the Olympic and Paralympic games, and how that by itself can transform a city, can transform a nation, can transform the world," USOC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/15/oth_124779.shtml
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United States won't bid for 2020 Summer Games

...little time left in the process, we don't believe we could pull together a winning bid that could serve the Olympic and Paralympic movement," USOC spokesman Patrick Sandusky said.The United States has twice waited 28 years between games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2011-08-22/united-states-wont-bid-2
Turner Field shaping up

...December. Turner Field was used last summer for the Olympics, but there are hardly any reminders. Ever since the Olympic and Paralympic flames were extinguished, workers have been at the site almost non-stop to convert the stadium from an 85...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/12/oth_203920.shtml
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