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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
Remaining candidates for 2022 Olympics are both lacking in appeal

...reforms that could make hosting the games less onerous, then there could be plenty of appealing bidders for the 2024 Summer Olympics.But, in China or Kazakhstan, the IOC will have to lie in the bed that it has made for itself.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-02/remaing-candidates-2022-
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
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
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
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-
Brazil celebrates success of World Cup

...said the success of the Cup gives the country confidence in its ability to pull off its next mega-event, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.For Eliane Cantanhede, a Brazilian political commentator, the event "truly surprised everybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-14/brazil-celebrates-su
Atlanta Braves release more details of new suburban park

...city of Atlanta, meanwhile, is considering proposals for the Braves' current home, which was built for the 1996 Summer Olympics and converted into a baseball stadium the following year.Georgia State University has proposed converting Turner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-14/atlanta-braves-release-m