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US delegation to visit IOC about 2024 Boston bid

...candidate city in January over Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington. The U.S., which mounted failed bids for the 2012 Olympics (New York) and 2016 (Chicago), hasn't hosted the Summer Games since 1996 in Atlanta.Stung by polls showing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-05-22/us-delegation-visit-ioc-
Gebrselassie gives up competitions, won't stop running

...his retirement in 2010 only to go back on that decision and try and qualify for the 10,000 and the marathon at the 2012 Olympics in London. He missed out on both but still didn't stop competing.Emerging from a typically African running background...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-11/gebrselassie-gives-competitions-w
Embattled Cleveland coach Blatt remains beloved in Israel despite struggles in NBA debut

...and offensive wizard whose stock surged dramatically after leading the Russian national team to a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics. His signature moment in Israel came last year when he led Maccabi Tel Aviv to a series of upset wins en route to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-01-20/embattled-cleveland-coach-bla
IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...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."U.S. athletes have a world-wide reputation and topped the medal table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
Ailing Allenby pulls out off Humana Challenge

...role in Open Live, a digital telecast at the British Open. Robinson hosted Sky Sports' tennis coverage during the 2012 Olympics in London, and she has contributed as a studio host and reporter for productions involving Wimbledon, rugby and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-20/ailing-allenby-pulls-out-hum
USOC will decide next week if it will bid on 20024 Games

...The United States hasn't played host to the Summer Games since 1996 in Atlanta. New York made a failed bid for the 2012 Olympics, and Chicago missed out for 2016."That's 28 years," Probst said. "That's more than a generation. That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-09/usoc-will-decide-next-we
Defense in Oscar Pistorius murder trial rests its case

...South Africans and others around the world who recall the double-amputee runner competing on carbon fiber blades at the 2012 Olympics in London. The triumphant image of Pistorius racing alongside able-bodied athletes contrasts with the anguished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-08/defense-oscar-pistor
Judge: Oscar Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

...against 27-year-old Pistorius, once a globally admired celebrity who competed against able-bodied athletes at the 2012 Olympics in London. His brother, Carl, was there in a wheelchair because of injuries suffered in a recent car crash. So...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-11/judge-oscar-pistoriu
Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai looking to win third consecutive New York City Marathon

...and see what I can really do," he said.Kipsang did not meet the challenge of a championship-style event at the 2012 Olympics, when he built an early lead only to be passed and settle for a bronze medal.With a pacemaker, Mutai explains...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-11-01/kenyan-geoffrey-muta
Phelps says swimming on hold after DUI arrest

...necessary work to learn from this experience and make better decisions in the future."Phelps, 29, retired after the 2012 Olympics in London, having won a record 18 gold medals and 22 medals overall. But he returned to competition this year with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-05/phelps-says-swimming-hold-after-d