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Usain Bolt sets his hopes high

...9.58 in the same year."That's one of my biggest goals," Bold said Friday in Rio, which will play host to South America's first Olympics next year. "It's actually to run under 19 seconds. I think this season it will be hard to do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/usain-bolt-sets-his-hope
Golf stores see business spike during Masters

...to come in for L.D. Waters, longtime owner of Bonaventure Discount Golf.Repeat customers hailing from Asia, South America, Europe and Australia are calling ahead for clubs and other golf merchandise. The Northwest Frontage Road store stocks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-20/golf-stores
Questions in the pipeline

...it's poised to reduce the United States' reliance from less-than-friendly oil exporters in the Middle East and South America. It's something that benefits all Americans.The Palmetto Pipeline, on the other hand, doesn't appear to benefit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-04/questions-pipeline
IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

...of venues for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro said Wednesday her team was encouraged by progress ahead of South America's first Olympics.Just under a year ago, a vice president of the International Olympic Committee had described...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-25/ioc-inspection-team-plea
Wine Time: El Porvenir Amauta Corte I 2013, Argentina

...Hobbs Imports, which has earned a reputation for finding distinctive wines from around the world, especially from South America.The Amauta Corte I, also called Inspiration, is a lush, full-bodied wine that packs a punch. It is a perfect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-24/wine-time-el-porvenir
Dollar Drag: surging buck hits US corporate earnings

...floundered during the Great Recession, firms expanded their businesses abroad, harnessing faster growth across Asia and South America.What once looked like a prudent move, however, has come back to bite them. U.S. economic growth is outpacing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/dollar-drag-surging-buck-h
Overtime

...coordination commission is visiting venues and meeting with local organizers as the city races to be ready on time for South America's first games.Construction work has sped up in the past year after a top Olympic official described preparations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-23/overtime
GM 2014 profit falls 26 percent to $2.8B on recall costs

...economic problems in Russia. International operations including Asia fell 3 percent for the year to $1.2 billion. South America reported a full year loss of $180 million, compared with a $327 million profit in 2013. Stevens said the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-04/gm-2014-profit-falls-26-pe
Wine Time: Maquis Carmenere 2011, Chile

...make the Maquis winery one of the great properties in South America. The winery's focus is on distinctive single-vineyard...distinctive, appellation-based wines principally from South America (Chile, Argentina and Uruguay) with a focus on family-owned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-03/wine-time-maquis-carm
Ford beats estimates despite declines in earnings, revenue

...cars and trucks. Sales were down in North America, South America and the Middle East but rose in Europe and Asia.Dearborn...results were hurt by the economic slowdown in Russia. In South America, Ford's losses ballooned to $1.2 billion as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-29/ford-beats-estimates-despi