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USOC picks Los Angeles for 2024 bid

...start of a two-year competition. The International Olympic Committee will pick the host city in September 2017, and Rome, Paris, Hamburg, Germany, and Budapest, Hungary, are also in pursuit of the 2024 Games.A key issue has been whether approval...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-09-01/usoc-picks-los-angeles-2
'True heroes'

...d'honneur, the nation's highest honor, for their heroic taking down of a heavily armed Islamic terrorist on a packed train to Paris last Friday.Airman First Class Spencer Stone, of the U.S. Air Force, Oregon National Guard member Alek Skarlatos and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-25/true-heroes
Augustans find place for playful relaxation at Pendleton King Park on Troupe Street

...Elizabeth, had one son, John Pendleton King II ? Pendleton, as he was called.Pendleton served as an Army liaison officer in Paris during WW-I. In 1912, while he was away, the masion burned down. His parents moved to a Sand Hills cottage with the expectation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-08-25/augustans-find-p
Bolt beats Gatlin in 100-meter thriller at world championships

...serving a four-year doping suspension midway through his career. He lost the tightest finish since the 2003 championships in Paris.After becoming a mother last year, there also was plenty of doubt in the heptathlon about Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-23/bolt-beats-gatlin-10
Djokovic is denied title in Paris by Wawrinka

PARIS - Moments before his third French Open final...Wawrinka exited in the first round in Paris a year ago. And he had lost 17 of his past...attention others pay to his pursuit of a title in Paris ignores that others, such as Wawrinka...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-07/djokovic-denied-title-paris-wawri
Paris fashion week designs draw attention from visiting celebrities

...So were Lupita Nyong'o and Emily Blunt. And Kristen Stewart and Julianne Moore. But the clothes were the real stars at Paris' fall-winter 2015-16 haute couture week. Here are some of the brightest spots, from the Associated Press' fashion writers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/fashion/2015-07-11/paris-fashion-week-designs-
Georgia Regents professor offers UN advice on higher education

...Forum on Education, where members are outlining policy suggestions for higher education across the world.The forum met in Paris in June, where Agunloye said he and his colleagues drafted proposals that will be presented to the United Nations in the fall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-12/georgia-regents-professor
Impact from China's currency devaluation and slowing economy being felt around the globe

...Chinese to go abroad. It's unclear whether the currency's fall will crimp their spending, says Francois Navarro of the Paris Region Tourist Board. Still, he worries that "when the yuan is weak, it's a bad thing for tourist professionals like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-12/impact-chinas-currency-dev
Track body head Lamine Diack calls widespread doping allegations 'a joke'

PARIS - With his federation embattled by widespread doping allegations that could lead to a reshuffle of Olympic and world championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-03/track-body-head-lami
Leader's team releases data to fight doping speculation

...speculation about doping ahead of an increasingly likely victory in Paris.On the Tour's second rest day, Team Sky presented the figures...ceremonial ride for the race winner on the Champs-Elysees in Paris."The third week of the Tour is always unpredictable. You...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-21/leaders-team-release