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Jimmy Walker becoming harder to overlook after run of strong play

...the most of any American in that stretch. His world ranking is No. 13, moving him closer to his goal of playing in the Olympics.More work remains, starting with the majors, and Walker knows this.Last year was his first time playing all four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-20/jimmy-walker-becoming-harder
Boston organizers unveil plans for 2024 Olympics

...and then translating that into a games plan for 2024," he said. "We believe Boston is the right size city for the Olympics. It's a great historic city, a beautiful city and a really walkable city."Boston goes up against potential bids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-01-21/boston-organizers-unveil
American presence at NHL All-Star Game will be stronger than ever

...remain strong."You've played with a lot of them, that's the big thing, either in the world championships or the Olympics or growing up with the under-18s and under-17s," Suter said. "That's where you build those relationships...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-23/american-presence-nhl-all-
Shaun White to teach at some snowboarding camps with his coach

...with Shaun."White finished fourth on the halfpipe at the Olympics last year ? a result that came after a tumultuous winter...special and it really has nothing to do with the X Games, the Olympics or the gold medals," Keene said. "There's an energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-08/shaun-white-teach-so
History might work against Los Angeles in bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics

...like an ideal fit to play host to the 2024 Olympics.And then, there is history.Whether the city's long past with the Olympics will help or hurt is an issue the U.S. Olympic Committee must reconcile when it decides whether to give Los Angeles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-11-30/history-might-work-again
USOC seeks partner, leaders who share Olympic vision when choosing 2024 bid city

...reforms called "Agenda 2020," which is supposed to make the Olympics a more sleek, flexible and, in the best-case scenario...Larry Baer has been out front in the quest to bring the Olympics to San Francisco. There are many who dream of placing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-01-07/usoc-seeks-partner-leade
Stephon Marbury's second act is success in China

...the considerable cultural, linguistic and culinary challenges of life in the rising Asian power. Already dominant at the Olympics and Asian Games, the world's second largest economy is now undergoing a boom in professional sports stoked by foreign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-12-25/stephon-marburys-second-act-s
Arm wrasslin' in the Olympics?

...I'd start training tomorrow if they put it in the Olympics," Dean said. "It'd tickle me to compete and win...Association, which is lobbying to have the sport included in the Olympics in 2000. Dean developed his Herculean strength growing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/16/oth_239176.shtml
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CBS hopes for more gold after the Olympics

...fizzled too, prompting scheduling changes later this month as the network seeks to capitalize on the promotional windfall the Olympics provide. CBS (WRDW-TV, Channel 12) will alter its lineup on five nights, shuffling a handful of series into new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/17/ent_222621.shtml
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Jordan Spieth leads in Australia

...implementation of the golf course for the Olympics."He said changes made by the...must be the primary concern ? not the Olympics or the real estate development...course's construction could harm the Olympics, Rio, and the city" international...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-11-27/jordan-spieth-leads-australi