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IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

...Occupy Golf," and "Occupy Marina da Gloria," the venue for sailing."We are not against the Olympics, but we are against the...treatment in the communities that ring Guanabara Bay, site of the sailing competitions. But Bach said Brazilian authorities told him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-28/ioc-olympics-targeted-en
IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

...confirmed it was investigating a fish die-off that left thousands of carcasses floating in Guanabara Bay, the venue for Olympic sailing.State environmental officials have repeatedly said they will not be able to reach a goal of treating 80 percent of the sewage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-25/ioc-inspection-team-plea
Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

ROME - Sailing in Sardinia. Boxing in Florence. Basketball in Milan. Water polo in Naples.How about badminton or archery in St. Peter's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/rome-considering-bid-202
Boston organizers unveil plans for 2024 Olympics

BOSTON - Sailing in Boston Harbor. Baseball at Fenway Park. Beach volleyball on Boston Common, the oldest public park in the United States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-01-21/boston-organizers-unveil
New England hit by blizzard's 2 feet of snow

...Marshfield, Mass., badly damaging a vacant home. In Newport, R.I., it toppled a 110-foot replica of a Revolutionary War sailing vessel in dry dock, breaking its mast and puncturing its hull.The blizzard's force and relentlessness stunned even winter-hardened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-27/new-england-hit-blizzards-2-feet-sn
The Artside: Some art for show, sale; some artists to show, tell

...Williams' multimedia exhibit titled Direct Flex: North of Everything, draws on her experiences as an artist aboard a ship sailing from Norway into the Arctic Ocean. Morris's show, Stallings Island Revisited, was inspired by Columbia County's prehistoric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-03/artside-some-art-show
Tiger Woods withdraws from tournament

...about 12 feet on the collar of the green behind the hole. Woods went about a yard from a tee box on the next hole, the shot sailing over the heads of the gallery and down a slope. From there, he duffed his flop shot halfway up the hill, hit the next one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-02-05/tiger-woods-withdraws-tourna
Frank Fleming Sr.

...May 10, 1929 to the late Frank G. and Theresa M. (Goetz) Fleming. Growing up he loved horseback riding, baseball and sailing, and attended St. Joseph's Grammar School and Keyport HS. He joined the Navy in 1946, being stationed primarily in Cuba...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174003232
Edward Woodruff Jr.

...Eddie was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Masters 250 Bowling Club, EZ-Go Million Mile Club. Eddie enjoyed sailing the seas on cruises. He will be cremated and scattered at sea. Survivors include his wife, Nan Skinner Woodruff; daughter...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174011869
Augusta Sailing Club to host 60th annual Castleberry-Robertson Regatta

The Augusta Sailing Club will be celebrating the 60th annual...and competitive events for the Augusta Sailing Club members. Teams sign up to sail this...where all centerboard boats and small sailing boats compete within the parameters of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/augusta-sailing-club-host-60