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MLB says it didn't know about A-Rod exemption

...2004 before moving to Washington and becoming the Nationals.While the Expos failed to draw 1 million spectators to Olympic Stadium in any of their final seven seasons, a total of 96,350 fans attended a pair of exhibition games there in March...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/mlb-says-it-didnt-know-a
2016 Olympic Games next big challenge facing Brazil

...in central Rio; the Copacabana Beach and Guanabara Bay areas.Track and field will be run at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, which was built in 2007 for the Pan American Games. The stadium, located in the Maracana cluster area, has been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-15/2016-olympic-games-next-
IOC denies report about 2016 Games possible switch

...financial challenges.Many of the venues from the 2012 Olympics have been dismantled or converted for public use. The Olympic Stadium is currently being reconfigured into a smaller venue that will become the home of West Ham football club in the 2016-17...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-09/ioc-denies-report-about-
Closing ceremony to turn Olympic stadium into jukebox

LONDON - Get the Union Jacks out and prepare to party: Olympic Stadium is being transformed into a giant jukebox of British pop and pizazz for the ceremony that wraps up the London Games.The Spice Girls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-08-11/closing-ceremony-turn-ol
Builder: Main Olympic stadium ready by July 20

ATHENS, Greece -- Renovations on the main Olympic stadium and completion of its new roof will be finished by July 20, a construction chief promised Wednesday. The goal of having the stadium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/18/oly_409196.shtml
Olympics
Workers prepare to put roof arches in place at Olympic stadium

...ATHENS, Greece -- Workers dismantled support towers on sections of a delayed steel-and-glass roof at the main Olympic stadium Sunday in preparation for rolling the arches into place during a visit by International Olympic Committee inspectors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/10/oly_415200.shtml
Olympics
With IOC inspectors in town, roof arch begins slow glide at Athens Olympic stadium

ATHENS, Greece -- A section of roof at the main Olympic stadium began moving into place Monday, an important step for organizers in meeting a deadline set by IOC inspectors. One of the two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/11/oly_415289.shtml
Olympics
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 steepest...

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