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IOC head Thomas Bach seeks support on reform program

...only Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan in the running.Any changes in the bid process would go into effect for the 2024 Summer Games. Potential bids could come from cities in the United States, France, Italy, Turkey, Qatar, and South Africa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-11-07/ioc-head-thomas-bach-see
IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

LONDON - Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-20/ioc-seeks-bidders-2024-s
Training for marathon helps Haitians cope with struggles

...day or less.One of the nation's most notable Olympians is distance runner Dieudonne Lamothe, who competed in four Summer Games. His best finish was 20th in the marathon at the 1988 Seoul Olympics."A lot of countries are known for their sports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-19/training-marathon-he
SUV toddler mom 'devastated' by death, lawyer says

...the case thus far is similar to what 1996 Olympic bombing hero Richard Jewell faced after an attack that year on the summer games in Atlanta.Jewell led people away from a suspicious backpack before a blast killed one and left more than 100 people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-16/suv-toddler-mom-devastated-de
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

...on all media platforms for three Summer Games and three Winter Games ? a potential...Olympics going back to the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo. The network has broadcast...The U.S. hasn't held the Summer Games since Atlanta in 1996. The U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-07/nbc-extends-olympic-deal
U.S. team leads women's bobsled at halfway mark

...is attempting to join Eddie Eagan as the only athletes to win gold medals in different sports in both the Winter and Summer Games. It wasn't long ago that Williams made her first ride down an icy mountain track, unsure if she wanted to stick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-18/us-team-leads-womens-bob
Who needs Sochi? South has its own winter games

...of it is that it all looks completely terrifying ? which is not a feature you get in most of the more traditional Summer Games. If you grew up in the ABC Wide World of Sports days and never tired of seeing the "agony of defeat" opener, you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-12/who-needs-sochi-south-ha
Travel concerns, threats from terrorists hamper Sochi ticket sales

...were available for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and 97 percent (1.49 million) were sold. For the 2012 Summer Games in London, organizers sold 97 percent (8.2 million) of their 8.5 million tickets.Heiberg organized the 1994 Lillehammer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-21/travel-concerns-threats-
Russian city mourns as torch nears stop on journey to Sochi

...his skis.Putin will be hoping to confound widespread trepidation about the first Olympics in Russia since the 1980 Summer Games, which were overshadowed by a U.S. boycott. This time around, the Kremlin is frustrated that U.S. President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-04/russian-city-mourns-torc
Salt Lake City has viable Olympic facilities over a decade later

...locals who can barely stand on a pair of skates.What a contrast with other cities.Take Athens, which hosted the Summer Games two years after Salt Lake City. Many of those facilities were largely abandoned after the Olympics, quickly of no use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-27/salt-lake-city-has-viabl