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IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...Chicago was rejected for 2016."U.S. athletes have a world-wide reputation and topped the medal table at the last Olympic Games in London," Bach said. "Those athletes will be a huge asset for the bid."USOC leaders have said the IOC has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
IOC President says 'time to change is now'

...This strengthened wording will help us to ensure the respect for all these rights for all participants during the Olympic Games," Bach said.The proposed digital Olympic channel, he said, would give athletes and sports the "world-wide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-07/ioc-president-says-time-
IOC head Thomas Bach seeks support on reform program

...He said reforms included consideration of "how to reduce the costs of bidding and also the cost of hosting the Olympic Games."This has become a key IOC priority in light of the reluctance of potential host cities to come forward for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-11-07/ioc-head-thomas-bach-see
International Olympic Committee overwhelmingly approves wide-ranging reform package

...Olympic diving gold medalist Greg Louganis said the new wording removes all doubt about the interpretation of the clause."Today's move will make it clear about open hearts and open minds in the spirit of the Olympic Games," he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-08/international-olympic-co
Mascots for 2016 Games honor Brazilian musicians

...The IAAF says "having finals in the morning will also ensure that we receive maximum visibility for athletics at the Olympic Games across all time zones."There are 13 morning finals scheduled, with at least one final in all nine morning sessions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/mascots-2016-games-honor
Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

ROME - Sailing in Sardinia. Boxing in Florence. Basketball in Milan. Water polo in Naples. How about badminton or archery in St. Peter's Square?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/rome-considering-bid-202
Carl Sanders

...National Golf Club, Peachtree Golf Club and Piedmont Driving Club. He also served on the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, and in 1997, he was inducted into the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. For much of his life he was active in the...

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Carl Sanders

...National Golf Club, Peachtree Golf Club and Piedmont Driving Club. He also served on the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, and in 1997, he was inducted into the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. For much of his life he was active in the...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173201993
Overtime

...executive board in the interests of the athletes in Kosovo and to remove any uncertainty they may have," the IOC said. "It will allow them to take part in qualifications for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 and in future editions of the games."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-22/overtime
Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

...Olympic and Paralympic Games," the national Olympic committee said in a statement over the weekend."The Winter Olympic Games are also an option in our beautiful Patagonia."The Patagonia region, shared by Argentina and Chile, comprises...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-06/group-looking-bring-2024-olympics