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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
Overtime

...for their bids to play host to the Olympics. Keeping the price tag down is...government does not help bankroll the Olympics.None of the cities are offering...numbers almost always grow after the Olympics are awarded.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-28/overtime
American skiier Lindsey Vonn back atop podium

...crash in Copper Mountain, Colo., three months before the Olympics.Again, she attempted to get through it, only to...including World Cup races, world championships and the Olympics. BIATHLON: In Ostersund, Sweden, Martin Fourcade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-06/american-skiier-lind
IOC wants sliding events out of South Korea, official says

...vote on Bach's "Olympic Agenda 2020" reform package, which includes measures to reduce the cost of bidding for the Olympics and hosting the games. The vote comes amid heightened concerns over costs that led several cities to pull out of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-06/ioc-wants-sliding-events
International Olympic Committee overwhelmingly approves wide-ranging reform package

...operate over the first seven years, with the goal of breaking even in the first decade.The new Principle 6 clause says the Olympics should be free of discrimination "of any kind, such as race, color, sex, sexual orientation, language, religion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-08/international-olympic-co
USOC will decide next week if it will bid on 20024 Games

...the notion that you could have venues in two different cities is really applicable to a U.S. bid, so I don't think it advantages us or disadvantages us," Probst said.Los Angeles is seeking to host the Olympics for a third time.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-09/usoc-will-decide-next-we
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
Aiken Horse Park breaks ground, dedicates main field to horseman Bruce Duchossois

...Wellington circuit who was more loved."Duchossois' influence stretched to major international events, including the Olympics. He owned several prominent horses ridden by Olympic champion Phillip Dutton, including Connaught."We will all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-15/aiken-horse-park-breaks-grou
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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