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SUV toddler mom 'devastated' by death, lawyer says

...in the case thus far is similar to what 1996 Olympic bombing hero Richard Jewell faced after an attack that year on the summer games in Atlanta.Jewell led people away from a suspicious backpack before a blast killed one and left more than 100 people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-16/suv-toddler-mom-devastated-de
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

...Bach said.The agreement could benefit a potential U.S. bid to host the Olympics. The U.S. hasn't held the Summer Games since Atlanta in 1996. The U.S. Olympic Committee is currently considering cities for a possible bid for the 2024...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-07/nbc-extends-olympic-deal
Salt Lake City has viable Olympic facilities over a decade later

...to locals who can barely stand on a pair of skates.What a contrast with other cities.Take Athens, which hosted the Summer Games two years after Salt Lake City. Many of those facilities were largely abandoned after the Olympics, quickly of no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-27/salt-lake-city-has-viabl
Jamaican drug testing comes up fire

...Anti-Doping Commission alleged the island didn't drug-test its athletes for entire months before they dazzled at the Summer Games.Statistics compiled by former JADCO Executive Director Renee Anne Shirley indicated a near-complete breakdown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-10-14/jamaican-drug-testing-co
US wrestlers blindsided by Olympic ouster

...with the sport in the U.S. were jolted Tuesday when International Olympic Committee leaders dropped wrestling from the Summer Games.The move is set to take effect for the 2020 Olympics and eliminates a sport that's been a staple of both the ancient...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-02-12/us-wrestlers-blindsided-
Tulsa might make run at 2024 Summer Olympics

...Center downtown.And the price tag? It's steep: Mavis estimates it would take a $3.5 billion budget to host the Summer Games.Tulsa hosted the Bassmaster Classic in February, drawing the event's second-largest crowd ever with 106,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-04-27/tulsa-might-make-run-202
Brazil might not be ready to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games

...addition, the original bid did not include a $4 billion extension of Rio's subway system, he said.Gryner said the Summer Games budget was expected to grow from $2.8 billion to as much as $4 billion.On Friday, Gryner said $700 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-08-03/brazil-might-not-be-read
Newberry: Reinstating wrestling into Olympics is right thing to do

...aside, this would be a good time for the IOC to re-examine its rules that allow a maximum of 28 federations into the Summer Games, an arbitrary guideline that was supposed to hold down the size, scope and cost of the Olympics but turned into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-05-17/newberry-reinstating-wre
Michaux: Olympics just aren't same without wrestling

The Summer Games became a little less special this week as the International Olympic Committee continues to cast the amateur athletics ideal onto...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2013-02-16/michaux-olympics-ju
Opening Ceremony losing suspense thanks to leaks

...allotted three-hour running time so everyone can use public transport to get home.Boyle's spectacle is only part of the Summer Games opening ceremony, much of which is dictated by Olympic protocol.There also will be a parade of athletes from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-07-23/opening-ceremony-losing-