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Prosecutor wants Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced to at least 10 years in prison

...He's lost everything," Roux said of Pistorius, once an inspirational figure who became the first amputee to run at the Olympics in 2012. "He was an icon in the eyes of South Africans."Pistorius at one point cried as he sat, his head bowed, on a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-17/prosecutor-wants-oscar-pistorius-
LeBron James still 'undecided' on playing in 2016 Olympics

...reiterated Friday that it's too early to make a decision about the Olympics."I'm undecided," James said at the club facilities of Flamengo...for the United States, which has won gold at the past two Olympics and in five of the past six. HAWKS: Will be without Al Horford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-10/lebron-james-still-undecided-
Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

...group working to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston honored dozens of current and...Massachusetts."A group opposed to the Olympics bid criticized Monday's event organizers...playing host to the games.A Boston Olympics will cost taxpayers $10 billion to 20...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-06/group-looking-bring-2024-olympics
Prosecutor: Girlfriend's family rejected 'blood money' Pistorius offered after killing

...her during an argument.Additionally, Vergeer said, Pistorius ? who in 2012 was the first amputee athlete to run at the Olympics ? has the potential to be a productive member of society again. A sentence of house arrest and work at a school for disabled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-10-14/prosecutor-girlfrien
Remaining candidates for 2022 Olympics are both lacking in appeal

...this week, the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics will be either China or Kazakhstan, eye-wateringly...money. And they can push through an Olympics without worrying too much about what...on jailhouse television?Selling the Olympics should be a slam-dunk. Rosy-cheeked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-02/remaing-candidates-2022-
Oslo becomes latest city to drop bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

The Olympics that no one seems to want is down to...billion kroner ($5.4 billion) on the Olympics."It's important to get broad support...Oslo played host to the 1952 Winter Olympics, and Norway held the widely acclaimed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-01/oslo-becomes-latest-city
Islanders knock off Hurricanes

...a goal, Travis Hamonic also scored one and John Tavares had three assists in his return after injuring his knee during the Olympics.Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves in his Islanders debut.Eric Staal, Nathan Gerbe and Chris Terry scored third-period goals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-10-10/islanders-knock-hurricanes
Overtime

...European qualifying match. CanoeingOlympian named in doping probeIn Brisbane, Australia, Australian Canoeing says London Olympics kayak gold medalist Tate Smith has been provisionally suspended pending an investigation by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-12/overtime
U.S. Olympic Committee will pay price if a U.S. city lands the 2024 Olympics

...Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will...of those costly facts of life in the Olympics thanks to the Joint Marketing Program...last two U.S. attempts to land the Olympics.The last two American bids have included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-28/us-olympic-committee-wil
USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months

...leading up to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Phelps came out of retirement earlier...his sights set on competing at a fifth Olympics in Rio. Being barred from the world...Australia. He retired after the 2012 London Olympics, having won a record 18 gold medals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-06/usa-swimming-suspends-michae