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Questions surround Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic proposal

LOS ANGELES - The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion village where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep and stroll on tree-lined walks and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-29/questions-surround-los-a
WHO: Viral testing 'advisable' in Rio's Olympic waters

...Gordon said. "In this case, measuring coliphages and enteric viruses would be advisable."The comments come after Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi said earlier this week at a news conference in Rio that the International Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-14/who-viral-testing-advisa
Boat parade serves as pollution protest in Rio

...Guanabara Bay on Saturday to protest contamination in the waters where sailing events will be held next year during the Olympic Games.Sailboats, schooners, tourist boats, canoes and fishing boats made a 7-mile round trip from the Marina da Gloria...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-08/boat-parade-serves-pollu
Track body head Lamine Diack calls widespread doping allegations 'a joke'

...to 2012 were won by athletes who recorded suspicious blood tests."If there should be cases involving results at Olympic Games, the IOC will react with zero tolerance with our usual policy," Bach said. "But at this time, we have nothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-03/track-body-head-lami
WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics

...independent commission for investigation.Sebastian Coe, the former head of the London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games who will bid to become the next IAAF president later this month, said the federation is taking the accusations very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-02/wada-investigate-new-doping-alleg
IOC alters its bidding process for 2024 Summer Games

...races."If it's a flood, it's a good problem to have," Christophe Dubi, the IOC's executive director of the Olympic Games, told The Associated Press.The change comes in the wake of the troubled race for the 2022 Winter Games, which was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-02/ioc-alters-its-bidding-p
Olympics are returning to Beijing in 2022 - this time in winter

...importance of Asia, not only in sports but also in all areas of life, I think it is more or less normal that we have more Olympic Games taking place in Asia," Bach said.The IOC decision was met with sharp criticism from human rights groups, who said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-31/olympics-are-returning-b
Team golf event could work in Olympics

...in 2020.The hard part would seem to be the format for a team competition. The answer might have come in the Youth Olympic Games last year in China. Consider this option.The team competition would last two days and effectively kick off the Tokyo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-21/team-golf-event-could-work-o
Anit-doping agency wants organizers of Pan Am Games to store drug-test samples

...the International Olympic Committee and store samples for possible testing in the future.Drug-test samples from Olympic Games are stored for up to 10 years, meaning that an athlete who cheated might be caught a decade later by new testing technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-14/anit-doping-agency-wants-organize
1984 Olympic torch carried by Jenner is to be auctioned

...played both gender roles masterfully."Jenner was approached to carry the torch as part of the Los Angles Summer Olympic Games to help support Caesars Tahoe's agenda of giving back to the local community and promoting area youth programs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-07/1984-olympic-torch-carri