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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
Andy Murray adds to the United Kingdom's spoils

...of Queen Elizabeth II's "Diamond Jubilee" of 60 years on the throne and peaked during the last six weeks of Olympic and Paralympic fervor.Murray's victory ? completed while most of Britain was asleep ? came just hours after more than 1 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-09-11/andy-murray-adds-uni
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
Team USA brings back berets for opening ceremony

...outfits aim to embody "the spirit of American athleticism and sportsmanship."Ralph Lauren also is dressing the Olympic and Paralympic teams for the closing ceremony and providing casual clothes to be worn around the Olympic Village. Nike has created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-10/team-usa-brings-back-ber
Lawmakers outraged US Olympic uniforms are made in China

...watch America's finest athletes compete at the upcoming Games in London."Ralph Lauren also is dressing the Olympic and Paralympic teams for the closing ceremony and providing casual clothes to be worn around the Olympic Village. Nike has made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-12/lawmakers-outraged-us-olym
Lawmakers outraged US Olympic uniforms are made in China

...watch America's finest athletes compete at the upcoming Games in London."Ralph Lauren also is dressing the Olympic and Paralympic teams for the closing ceremony and providing casual clothes to be worn around the Olympic Village. Nike has made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-12/lawmakers-outraged-us-olym
British police will be in place for Games

...the western England town of Great Torrington when the flame went out.The London Organizing Com mittee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games said that the flame went out because of a malfunctioning burner.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-05-22/british-police-will-be-p
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
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
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