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IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...The U.S., which provides most of the IOC's television and sponsorship revenues, hasn't played host to the Summer Olympics since the 1996 Atlanta Games. New York failed in a bid for the 2012 Olympics, and Chicago was rejected for 2016...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
Sketches remain important law enforcement tool

...Marla Lawson led to the capture of Eric Rudolph, who was convicted in the bombing of Centennial Park during the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.Years later, she repeated the feat in a local case.When Chrisilee Barton survived an attempt on her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-09/sketches-remain-import
History might work against Los Angeles in bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics

Whether the city's long past with the Olympics will help or hurt is an issue the U.S. Olympic Committee must reconcile when it decides whether to give Los Angeles a shot at playing host to its third Summer Games.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-11-30/history-might-work-again
IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

...seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.It will be hoping to attract...The U.S. hasn't held the Summer Olympics since 1996 in Atlanta. New York...unsuccessfully for five of the last six Summer Olympics. The anti-government demonstrations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-20/ioc-seeks-bidders-2024-s
Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

...group working to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston honored dozens of current...host to South America's first Summer Olympics in 2016, the Winter Games have...Buenos Aires bid for the 2004 Summer Olympics but finished fifth and last in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-06/group-looking-bring-2024-olympics
Brent McMahon claims win at intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta

...old and has been competing ever since. He's a two-time Olympic triathlete after competing in the 2004 and 2012 Summer Olympics for Canada.McMahon won consecutive Ironman events between Hawaii and Boise, Idaho in May and June. His most recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-28/brent-mcmahon-claims-win-int
UGA legend Magill remembered by friends

...of the man many call "the greatest Bulldog ever." Five days before Jack Bauerle left to coach at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Dan Magill called his longtime playing partner to confirm a doubles match."At the time, I didn't fully appreciate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-27/uga-legend-magill-remembered
Sergio Garcia could be near major breakthrough

...August start in 2016 as golf prepares to return to the Summer Olympics.The move was announced by the PGA of America, which...days between the final two majors of the year.The Summer Olympics are set for Aug. 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro. STRICKER...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-06/sergio-garcia-could-be-near-
Leicester: British Olympic team wouldn't be same without Scots

...about Scotland going independent," she said.Since World War II, Britain has collected more than 400 medals at the summer Olympics, dozens of them won by Scots. That's a rich history of shared achievement and emotion.Sporting success makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-09-16/leicester-british-olympi
North Korean team welcomed at Asian Games in South Korea

...Asian Games in Busan and the 2003 University Games in Daegu.North Korea boycotted the 1986 Asian Games and the 1988 Summer Olympics, both in Seoul.The North ? including various officials, it is sending a 273-member delegation ? is already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-18/north-korean-team-we