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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

NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 on Wednesday in a record six-games agreement worth $7.75 billion, a surprise deal that shuts out rival American networks and provides further long-term financial security to the IOC.

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
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
Bolt breezes to victory in 100 meters

...100 in history and an Olympic record that let him join Carl Lewis as the only men with consecutive gold medals in the Summer Games' marquee track event."Means a lot, because a lot of people were doubting me. A lot of people were saying I wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2012-08-05/bolt-breezes-victory-100
Serena Williams moves on in US Open

...30 Feliciano Lopez, who led in each of the three tiebreakers before faltering.The man he beat for the gold at the Summer Games, and lost to in the Wimbledon title match, Roger Federer, is also Murray's potential semifinal opponent in New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-09-01/serena-williams-move
Ironman of the Day: Randy DuTeau

...development manager, Augusta Sports CouncilEXPERIENCE: A former Category 2 cyclist, he competed in one triathlon during the summer.GAME PLAN: DuTeau is competing in the cycling portion as part of a three-man relay team. His goal is to post a time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-09-23/ironman-day-randy-du
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