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Italy's Simone Ruffiniwins wins swimming marathon at world championships in Russia

KAZAN, Russia - It started with nausea and vomiting...worlds," Maurer said.As expected, Russia won the free combination in synchronized...in the mixed duet technical routine.Russia was awarded 98.3 points. China took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-01/italys-simone-ruffin
USOC contacts other cities about 2024 bid

...are littered with floating rubbish, household waste, and even dead animals.At the world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia, swimmers said they were worried about the situation in Rio."The athletes and the athletes' commission have expressed their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-01/usoc-contacts-other-citi
California surfer wins 10K open water world title at Kazan

KAZAN, Russia - After biding his time, Jordan Wilimovsky made a clean break from the...with Kim Un Hyang and Song Nam Hyang taking the bronze at 325.26.Russia won the synchro team tech final, its third gold in four events in synchronized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-27/california-surfer-wins-10k-open-w
U.S. continues to excel in Pan Am Games with an eye on Rio

...States as a slight favorite to finish ahead of China with Russia in third.Ashley said prospects for Rio will be clearer after the world swimming championships opening this week in Russia, and the track and field world championships in August in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-22/us-continues-excel-pan-am-games-e
Goalkeepers Tim Howard ready to return to US national team

...boys, the competition and playing in front of the U.S. fans." FIFA INVESTIGATION: FIFA President Sepp Blatter is due in Russia on Thursday for his first overseas trip since the arrests of fellow soccer executives in May left him unwilling to leave the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-22/goalkeepers-tim-howa
Rebuild the middle class

...draw of benefits already is overwhelming the masses.Many politicians are ranting and raving at adversaries such as China, Russia and the radical Muslim world, but offer few realistic solutions.Most important is to elevate minority education and motivation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-23/rebuild-middle-class
US men reeling after their biggest upset loss in history

...Mexico and Jamaica, with the playoff winner gaining a coveted spot in the most important warm-up for the next World Cup in Russia.As the 2013 Gold Cup winner, the U.S. could have avoided a playoff with a second straight title. Jamaica scuttled those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-23/us-men-reeling-after-thei-biggest
My car is too unsophisticated to hack

...classroom. I have nothing to hide.And finally, let the traitors release secret documents and then change their gender or flee to Russia to escape the law. I'm comfortable in my skin and have no passport.Bob and I have too many miles on us to care.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-26/my-car-too-unsophisticated-ha
Mexico captures seventh Gold Cup crown

...the Reggae Boyz within 3-1.El Tri will face the U.S. on Oct. 9 for CONCACAF'S spot in the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia.Mexico had gone 272 minutes since one of its players scored on anything other than a penalty when Guardado put El Tri ahead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-26/mexico-captures-seve
Jeb Bush says he's an optimistic option for voters

...is in need of leadership ? naming Iran, Islamic terrorism, "ungovernable states" as Pakistan, North Korea, China and Russia in a list of the nation's top threats ? as policies of the current administration have weakened America around the globe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-22/jeb-bush-says-hes-optimistic-op