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Ukraine sends message to Putin at opening ceremony of Winter Paralympics

...The appearance of the flagbearer, biathlete Mykhaylo Tkachenko, drew a roar from the capacity crowd at the Fisht Olympic Stadium. Entering in a wheelchair with the Ukrainian flag, he wore a serious expression and displayed no emotion.The Ukrainian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-07/ukraine-sends-message-pu
Exchange cemented lasting bond with Ukrainians caught in turmoil

...That's when we became friends.On the final day of our trip, Vira took us sightseeing in Kiev. We passed the Olympic stadium and took a subway that's about 300 feet underground and, for someone like me with a fear of heights, has the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-02-01/exchange-cemente
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...the world will see one expression of that commitment - when Team USA marches the red, white, and blue into the Olympic Stadium - and brings home the gold.My fellow Americans, no other country in the world does what we do. On every issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
Michaux: New stadiums for Braves, Falcons make no sense

...having all the luxury accoutrements to satisfy Arthur Blank's underwriters.Turner Field first opened as Centennial Olympic Stadium in 1996 for the Games that featured unforgettable moments like Muhammad Ali lighting the Olympic flame and Michael...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2013-11-11/michaux-new-stadi
Tulsa might make run at 2024 Summer Olympics

...000 hotel rooms, far fewer than the 45,000 required, and Mavis said the city would have to finance and build an Olympic stadium to host major events. Tulsa's largest facilities now are the 30,000-seat Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-04-27/tulsa-might-make-run-202
5 free things to do in Helsinki

...exotic plants of the Winter Garden, the quiet splendor of the Fin nish National Opera House and the vastness of the Olympic Stadium, built when the country held the Sum mer Games in 1952. At the end of boulevards leading from the park next to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-07-13/5-free-things-do-helsinki
Spain dominates final, defends Euro crown

...international soccer.Spain's other goals on Sunday at the Olympic Stadium came from David Silva, Jordi Alba and Juan Mata...stadium, filling up more than six sections of the Olympic Stadium. On the opposite side, the blue-clad Italians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-07-01/spain-dominates-fina
Amputee Oscar Pistorius will run in Olympics

...sailing) at that time. We have paid a solemn memory and homage to the athletes on the day after the massacre in the Olympic Stadium."Rogge said he has attended several ceremonies with the Israeli Olympic Committee and Israeli athletes during recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-04/amputee-oscar-pistorius-
Games to showcase old and new of London

...back to life as the Olympic Park.The tone will be set at the opening ceremony on July 27 at the 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium, a three-hour spectacle directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle, of Slumdog Millionaire fame.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-13/games-showcase-old-and-n
Repeat of 2008 won't be easy for Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt

...medals for Trinidad and Tobago over two Summer Games and will be part of NBC's broadcasts from the 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium.Lochte repeatedly has said he feels these Olympics are "my time," and at last year's world championships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-14/repeat-2008-wont-be-easy