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North Korean team welcomed at Asian Games in South Korea

...scuttled their trip to the regional mini-Olympics being played host to this year by rival...there would be no repeat of the London Olympics, when organizers raised the South...1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Summer Olympics, both in Seoul.The North ? including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-18/north-korean-team-we
Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews to allow women members

...have outdated same-sex policies follow suit," said Helen Grant, Britain's minister for sport. "With golf in the next Olympics there is a huge opportunity for the sport to grow and this sends out the right inclusive message that golf is for everyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-18/royal-ancient-golf-club-st-a
Leicester: British Olympic team wouldn't be same without Scots

...together in sports ? notably at the Olympics ? Scottish, English, Welsh and Northern...the first time for Team Scotland in the Olympics and Paralympics will be something that...collected more than 400 medals at the summer Olympics, dozens of them won by Scots. That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-09-16/leicester-british-olympi
World basketball body eases headgear ban

...FIBA says it launched a two-year trial before possibly deciding on permanent rule changes after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Existing rules prohibit "headgear, hair accessories and jewelry," and allow only a 5-centimeter headband to control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-16/headgear-ban-basketball-eased
Oscar Pistorius' return isn't encouraged by group

...London Games when the South African known as the "Blade Runner" became the first double-amputee sprinter to compete at the Olympics.He then ran at the Paralympics, winning gold in the 400 meters and the 4x100 relay.But on Valentine's Day in 2013...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-09-17/oscar-pistorius-return-i
PGA Tour's West Coast events could suffer from Match Play move

...FINAL WORD: "As a TV spectacle, it's far better than the Super Bowl. Only one comes close - the 100 meters in the Olympics. Maybe. And it only lasts 10 seconds. Golf generally is not amazingly suspenseful on TV, but that is off the charts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-16/pga-tours-west-coast-events-
Team USA turns focus to Rio after romping to World Cup of Basketball title

...put together their team for the 2004 Olympics, nobody should have been surprised if...have won with powerhouse rosters in the Olympics and beatable ones in the worlds, and...these two years and get ready for the Olympics.""So if we ? whatever group suits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-09-15/team-usa-turns-focus-rio-afte
Pistorius is free to compete

...before Steenkamp's killing that they wanted to retire together at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Pistorius was the first amputee to compete on the track at the Olympics when he ran in the 400 meters and 4x400 relay at the London Games in 2012...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-09-15/pistorius-free-compete
Judge: Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

...against 27-year-old Pistorius, once a globally admired celebrity who competed against able-bodied athletes at the 2012 Olympics in London. His brother, Carl, was there in a wheelchair because of injuries suffered in a recent car crash. So were Steenkamp's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-11/judge-oscar-pistoriu
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