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Troubleshooter, task forces to tackle delays threatening 2016 Olympics

...Rio de Janeiro.IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday that Gilbert Felli, the IOC's executive director of the Olympic Games, is being dispatched to Rio several months earlier than scheduled to begin dealing with the construction holdups and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-04-10/troubleshooter-task-forc
Davis, White give US its first gold medal in ice dancing

...is relief," Moir said. "It has been a journey to get here since 2010, a lot of sleepless nights to get to the Olympic Games. If I could only have been that 22-year-old at Vancouver."The reason we stayed in is we wanted a different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-17/davis-white-give-us-its-
IOC President Thomas Bach eager for Sochi Games to begin, anticipates 'spectacular show'

...We can look to ... anticipation and excitement and hope that we will have a great opening ceremony for a great Olympic Games."Russia has mounted a massive security operation to guard the games, deploying tens of thousands of police and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-07/ioc-president-thomas-bac
Banned liquids get through security at Olympics

A temporary ban on liquids for all flights to Russia was only lightly enforced according to Associated Press journalists traveling to the Olympic Games.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-06/banned-liquids-get-throu
As Sochi Games near Putin plays up soft image, ignores hard questions for Sochi

...Persian leopard because of the Olympic Games," Putin said. "Let's say that because of the Olympic Games, we have restored parts of the...really means to single out the Olympic Games to make an ostentatious gesture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-04/sochi-games-near-putin-p
Olympians Lindsey Jacobellis, Nate Holland win snowboardcross gold in Winter X Games

...of Italy, finished third, 0.82 behind Neureuther. READY IF NEEDED: Citing rising threats of violence at the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, U.S. officials said Friday they are prepared to work with Russian security officials to help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-24/olympians-lindsey-jacobe
US bobsledder Steven Holcomb ends another drought

...made sure the Russian flag finally flew highest at the Sochi cross-country skiing venue ? and for these entire Olympic Games.On the last day of the games, Legkov led a Russian medal sweep in the men's 50-kilometer race to give the host...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-23/us-bobsledder-steven-hol
Thomas Bach 'confident' entering first Olympics as IOC president

...restrictions on team members in Sochi, advising athletes not to travel into downtown areas outside the secured perimeter of Olympic Games venues.Team chief Ian Chesterman outlined the restrictions Saturday, saying they followed general advice from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-01/thomas-bach-confident-en
Bombings spark concerns about Olympic security

...in Sochi during a World Cup event last year."Of course you're having thoughts about it. But when we are at the Olympic Games, that will be one of the safest places for sure," Morgenstern said. "I think they are in control."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-30/bombings-spark-concerns-
IOC president wants strong US bid for 2024 Games

...want to hear," Bach said. "I would like to invite the potential bidding cities to tell us how they think that the Olympic Games would fit best in their social and natural environment. It depends on diversity and creativity for them to say how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-23/ioc-president-wants-strong-us-bid