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Poll shows Americans support having Olympics in US

...Bostonians are hesitant to play host to the Olympics, Americans across the country...people are asked if they would want the Olympics in their area. It dips even further...percent ? support a bid to hold the Olympics in the U.S. Yet just 61 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-28/poll-shows-americans-sup
Olympic hopeful Pardon Ndhlovu has found home in Augusta

...training plans are. If he makes the Olympics, he'll represent Zimbabwe...the near miss of qualifying for the Olympics, Ndhlovu picked another marathon...Zimbabwe runner to qualify for the Olympics ? he made the Olympic standard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2015-07-01/olympic-hopeful-pardo
Boston's Olympics bid faces several obstacles

...USOC is conducting internal polling, and those numbers will be available by the time the board meets. A referendum on the Olympics will be held next November, and if it doesn't win, Boston 2024 leaders have vowed to pull out of the contest. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-28/bostons-olympics-bid-fac
Baseball, softball up for consideration for 2020 Tokyo Games

...remain on course to get back into the Olympics. Squash, karate, surfing and...August 2016, when it meets ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.The sports...alter its schedule to accommodate the Olympics.Japan sent many of its top professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-22/baseball-softball-consid
Natalie Coughlin, 32, makes run at her fourth Olympics

...has thought about quitting, about getting on with the rest of her life.Usually, those thoughts wash over her after the Olympics, when she's pushed herself to the brink in training and can't bring herself to swim even one more stroke.Inevitably...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-30/natalie-coughlin-32-makes-run-her
Congressman seeks uniform drug, medication standards sought in horse racing

...specifically for racing. USADA, an independent agency, is the national anti-doping organization in the U.S. for the Olympics.Tonko hopes to present the bill ?the Thoroughbred Horse Racing Anti-Doping Act of 2015 ? to the House of Representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-29/congressman-seeks-uniform-drug-me
IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games

...men's and women's competitions, since returning to the Olympics in 1998.While traditional curling involves teams of...for their games.Baseball and softball - both out of the Olympics since the 2008 Beijing Games - are considered the favorites...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-08/ioc-approves-new-events-
Cuban wrestlers hope Times Square matches open more doors

...Central Terminal, seeking to send a message about the power of the sport when it was in danger of being dropped from the Olympics.The exhibition comes at what the president of Cuba's wrestling federation calls a "historic moment for our countries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-20/cuban-wrestlers-hope
Georgia swim coach Jack Bauerle is back on the deck

...year," the coach said. "I was pushing them hard."Kalisz will be taking a year off from school to prepare for the Olympics but will return to Georgia to complete his degree in sports management as soon as he's finished in Rio.He knows...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-06/georgia-swim-coach-jack-b
Kevin Kisner still has shot at making the U.S. Open

...British Open. The Canadian Open will be held July 21-24 in what figures to be a crowded summer with golf's return to the Olympics in Rio. ... Michelle Wie has withdrawn from the Manulife LPGA Classic this week in Canada because of a recurring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-02/kevin-kisner-still-has-shot-