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Boston's Olympics bid faces several obstacles

...easing into this job.Their first board meeting is Tuesday, and the future of Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics will be debated, with at least a chance the USOC could decide to change course.Those are the stakes, and Dan Doctoroff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-28/bostons-olympics-bid-fac
Michel Platini has big decision to make about FIFA election

...win the past two World Cups and oversees a four-yearly European Championship, whose global TV ratings rival the Summer Olympics, plus the season-long Champions League which showcases the highest quality soccer played anywhere.People familiar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-20/michel-platini-has-b
IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games

...part of the world championships and the World Cup finals.The IOC is also still working on the program for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Under a new procedure, Japanese organizers can propose the addition of one or more sports for their games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-08/ioc-approves-new-events-
Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor in landmark deal

...the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the 2022 Winter Games and 2024 Summer Olympics. The host cities for the 2022 and 2024 games have not yet been selected.Two Asian candidates ? Beijing and Almaty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-03-13/toyota-signs-global-olym
Archery competition in Augusta aids nonprofit

...enjoys being around the competitors. A skilled archer himself, Baldowski narrowly missed a chance to compete in 2012 Summer Olympics.Using a recurve bow worth more than $4,500, he scored 286 in his first attempt Saturday. A perfect score is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-28/archery-competition-augusta-a
Reunion set for 'Miracle on Ice" hockey team set for Saturday

...in Iran, the U.S. economy was hurting and President Jimmy Carter already had announced a U.S. boycott of the Summer Olympics in Moscow.The sociopolitical impact of that era has since faded. The memory of that February night in Lake Placid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-18/reunion-set-miracle-ice-hockey-te
Overtime

...tournament," Nadal said. "I am confident I'm going to be ready." The group behind Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics said Tuesday that it wants the residents of Massachusetts to decide whether the effort to bring the games to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-24/overtime
Boston group says voters should decide 2024 Olympic effort

BOSTON - The group behind Boston's bid to play host to the 2024 Summer Olympics said Tuesday that it wants the residents of Massachusetts to decide whether the effort to bring the games to the city should go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-03-24/boston-group-says-voters
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