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IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

LONDON - Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-20/ioc-seeks-bidders-2024-s
Leicester: British Olympic team wouldn't be same without Scots

...about Scotland going independent," she said.Since World War II, Britain has collected more than 400 medals at the summer Olympics, dozens of them won by Scots. That's a rich history of shared achievement and emotion.Sporting success makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-09-16/leicester-british-olympi
Sergio Garcia could be near major breakthrough

...British Open is set for July 14-17 at Royal Troon, leaving only 11 days between the final two majors of the year.The Summer Olympics are set for Aug. 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro. STRICKER NAMED: Steve Stricker will be one of Tom Watson's assistants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-06/sergio-garcia-could-be-near-
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

...had outbid Fox and ESPN in 2011 for the previous rights.The new agreement goes into effect from 2021 and covers the Summer Olympics of 2024, 2028 and 2032 and the Winter Games of 2022, 2026 and 2030. The host cities for all those games have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-07/nbc-extends-olympic-deal
U.S. team leads women's bobsled at halfway mark

...great driver. Jamie's driving great as well. It's not over."Williams, a two-time sprint medalist in the Summer Olympics, is attempting to join Eddie Eagan as the only athletes to win gold medals in different sports in both the Winter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-18/us-team-leads-womens-bob
Jilleanne Rookard skates to easy win at US trials in 3,000-meter

...career filled with them.Cliff-Ryan was a longtime inline skater who switched to cycling in an attempt to make the Summer Olympics. She barely failed to qualify for the U.S. team in both 2008 and 2012, then went back to skating ? on blades...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-27/jilleanne-rookard-skates
Graham: Consider boycotting Olympics in Russia over Snowden

...Moscow after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan.In 1984, the Soviets followed suit and refused to participate in the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.Meanwhile, Mr. Snowden - the former CIA contractor facing espionage and other charges after leaking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-17/graham-consider-boycotting-olym
Amputation, nerve damage won't slow Aiken man

...it now than I was because I think before I took it for granted."He plans to watch the 2012 Paralympics after the Summer Olympics because he has an even bigger plan."One of my goals is to do the 2016 Paralympics," Morgan said. "Whatever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-06-06/amputation-nerve-damage-wont
NBC Sports head Ebersol resigns amid deal dispute

...this year. He appeared Monday at an NBC presentation for advertisers in New York, talking about its coverage of the Summer Olympics from London next year.Now, he said he'll be watching those games on TV as an uninvolved spectator.Ebersol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-05-20/nbc-sports-head-ebersol-resigns-a
Redneck Games start today in middle Georgia

...kick off with a torch lighting today in East Dublin south of Macon.The Games began in 1996 in conjunction with the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The East Dublin Lions Club helps organize the Games and says all profits go to local charities.Musical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-07-09/redneck-games-start-today-mi