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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
IOC alters its bidding process for 2024 Summer Games

...bids remains Sept. 15.The declared candidates so far are Paris; Rome; Hamburg, Germany; and Budapest, Hungary. Boston...the inaugural "invitation phase," in which delegations from Paris, Rome, Boston, Hamburg and Budapest all went to IOC headquarters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-02/ioc-alters-its-bidding-p
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-
Chris Froome wins his 2nd Tour de France title

PARIS - All for one, one for all.Arms over each other's shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-26/chris-froome-wins-hi
Chris Froome maintains lead in Tour de France

...the Alpe d'Huez ski station, he passed ? barely ? the last big test before the three-week race rolls to its finish in Paris today.This wasn't the dominant Froome whose powerful performances in the Pyrenees. This was just a man, fighting pain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-25/chris-froome-maintai
Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...international partners, made this look like a race that was America's to lose, even against world-class cities such as Rome and Paris.But the USOC also showed its uncanny knack for shooting itself in the foot, no matter who's in charge. Political missteps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-27/boston-drops-bid-2024-ol
Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

...for playing host to the games, and can withstand the criticism and questions that will invariably come in a contest against Paris, Rome, Budapest and others.Odds are that city would be Los Angeles, where Mayor Eric Garcetti has already expressed a willingness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-28/organizers-believe-2016-
Tour leader Chris Froome blasts rival Vincenzo Nibali's 'unsportsmanlike' behavior

...start, should still be enough to get the British rider through the last competitive day in the Alps before the final stage to Paris on Sunday, which is largely ceremonial and won't change the overall podium standings.Still, the smaller cushion will force...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-24/tour-leader-chris-fr
Alps last major obstacle for Tour de France leader Chris Froome

...and a second Tour de France victory in Paris.His rivals tried and failed to make the...amount of opportunities before we get to Paris," Froome said. "We've just got to...those riders with no hope of victory in Paris to escape up the road, because they're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-16/alps-last-major-obstacle-tour-de-
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