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Boat parade serves as pollution protest in Rio

...Guanabara Bay on Saturday to protest contamination in the waters where sailing events will be held next year during the Olympic Games.Sailboats, schooners, tourist boats, canoes and fishing boats made a 7-mile round trip from the Marina da...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-08/boat-parade-serves-pollu
WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics

...independent commission for investigation.Sebastian Coe, the former head of the London Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games who will bid to become the next IAAF president later this month, said the federation is taking the accusations very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-02/wada-investigate-new-doping-alleg
IOC alters its bidding process for 2024 Summer Games

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The International Olympic Committee shook up the bidding process for the 2024 Olympics on Sunday, eliminating the cut-down phase and clearing the way for all the candidates to make it to the final vote.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-02/ioc-alters-its-bidding-p
Bobby Jones exhibit on display at St. Andrews

At this week's British Open, a special exhibit from Emory University in Atlanta is on display in the fan zone at St. Andrews.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-17/bobby-jones-exhibit-display-
IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games

...build on the reforms outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020 which aim to create more flexibility into the Olympic program of the Olympic Games."The IOC recommends the participation of about 2,900 athletes competing in 100 events for the Winter Games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-08/ioc-approves-new-events-
Corrupt culture of FIFA must change now

It's one thing to punish the FIFA brass who corrupted the system. Now it's time to change the culture of systemic corruption.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-06/corrupt-culture-fifa
Georgia jobless rate declines to 6.3 percent

...unemployment number down.Butler said over-the-year job growth has been the most seen in Georgia since Atlanta hosted the Olympic games in the summer of 1996.Authorities said Georgia employers added 157,400 jobs since February 2014.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-19/georgia-jobless-rate-decli
US delegation to visit IOC about 2024 Boston bid

LONDON - Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-05-22/us-delegation-visit-ioc-
IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO - Environmental activists burst into the lobby of a luxury hotel on Rio's Copacabana Beach where IOC officials were meeting Saturday, protesting against ecological destruction related to the 2016 Olympics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-28/ioc-olympics-targeted-en
IOC President says 'time to change is now'

MONACO - IOC President Thomas Bach issued a final plea Sunday for members to support his wide-ranging reforms, warning that "we are not living on an island" and the Olympic movement must act now to remain relevant or risk being forced to change by others.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-07/ioc-president-says-time-