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Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

...quality that showed high levels of viruses and, in some cases, bacteria from human sewage in all of Rio's Olympic and Paralympic water venues, including the Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, where the rowing competition took place.U.S. coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-10/some-us-rowers-fall-ill-
Some US rowers get sick after event in Rio

...quality that showed high levels of viruses and, in some cases, bacteria from human sewage in all of Rio's Olympic and Paralympic water venues, including the Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, where the rowing competition took place.U.S. coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-10/some-us-rowers-get-sick-
Probe finds sewage, viruses at sites of Rio's Olympic events

...dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria from sewage in venues where athletes will compete in the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic water sports, though an Olympic official said Thursday there are no plans to press for authorities to monitor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-30/probe-finds-sewage-virus
Hamburg's Olympic bid is approved by country

...toward the International Olympic Committee's reforms for more transparency."We want to be an example for an Olympic and Paralympic future," said Hoermann, who praised Hamburg's "fascinating and compact Olympic concept."Berlin mayor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-03-21/hambugs-olympic-bid-appr
Poll shows Americans support having Olympics in US

...local areas, and 42 percent said it is not."This poll shows clearly that Americans are eager to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games back to the United States," said Erin Murphy, the chief operating officer of Boston 2024.Paris, Rome...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-28/poll-shows-americans-sup
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
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
Other sports
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
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
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