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IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...of the 1960 Olympics, will be a candidate. Germany is deciding between Hamburg and Berlin. France is likely to approve a Paris bid. Other potential contenders include Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Baku, Azerbaijan; Dubai, United Arab Emirates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
French star Thierry Henry retires

PARIS - In announcing the end of a distinguished 20-year career, Thierry Henry made it clear where he felt more cherished.It wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-16/french-star-thierry-
Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

...that it will submit a bid from either Berlin or Hamburg, with the choice to be made in March.France is likely to approve a Paris bid next year, and the U.S. Olympic Committee will make a decision Tuesday on whether to bid. Boston, Los Angeles, San...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/rome-considering-bid-202
Science proves men lose their heads over high heels

PARIS - Marilyn Monroe once said, "Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer...study is very significant since the results are clear and consistent," said Paris-based sociologist Jean-Claude Kaufmann, who was not involved in the study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-13/science-proves-men-lose-their-heads
USOC will decide next week if it will bid on 20024 Games

...Tuesday, setting the stage for a contest that could also include Paris, Rome, Berlin or Hamburg and other cities.The 2024 campaign...announce a Rome bid on Monday. France is likely to approve a Paris bid next month.Other potential contenders include Doha, Qatar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-09/usoc-will-decide-next-we
World War I match is memoralized in Belgium

...against Britain, France, Russia and several allies.Germany swept into most of Belgium and northern France and even threatened Paris before the frontline was settled. Armies entrenched themselves for most of the next four years. At the time, though, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-11/world-war-i-match-me
Rare printed collection of plays by Shakespeare found in France

PARIS - The accidental discovery in a small library in northern France of an original first folio of Shakespeare's plays has sent a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-11-29/rare-printed-collection-plays-shake
Food books reach geeks, grains, globe

...for a Parisian fantasy, start with David Lebovitz's My Paris Kitchen. A prolific blogger and author who moved to Paris a decade ago, Lebovitz makes French cooking accessible. His Paris kitchen is influenced by the many Middle Eastern and African...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-06/food-books-reach-geeks-grains-globe
When politics are slow, gift shopping I will go

...Coty's legendary colognes, and Evening in Paris, "The Most Famous Fragrance in the World." We used to buy Mama Evening in Paris perfume at McCrory's dime store in Tifton...House of Creed Bespoke Fragrance Journey to Paris, where you'll meet with Master Perfumer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-29/when-politics-are-slow-gift-
Wine Time: Helfrich Cremant D'Alsace NV, France

...Weakening of the dollar and inflation have raised the price, but it is still an incredible bargain.About 300 miles east of Paris, the Alsace area itself is interesting. It has moved back and forth from France to Germany as one of the spoils of war. So...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-12-02/wine-time-helfrich-cr