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Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

BOSTON - A group working to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston has honored dozens of current and former Massachusetts Olympians and Paralympians at a special event at a sports bar near baseball's Fenway Park.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-06/group-looking-bring-2024-olympics
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

...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 yet to be chosen.The deal covers all media platforms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-07/nbc-extends-olympic-deal
Paralympians from Ukraine, Russia stand together

...decision before Friday's opening ceremony not to boycott the Winter Games in protest at Russia's military occupation of the...overshadowed the second phase of Putin's bid to use the Winter Games to polish his country's image abroad.But the Russian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-08/paralympians-ukraine-rus
U.S. women study up for Canada before hockey final

...Switzerland 3-1 and have a chance to earn their fourth gold medal in the five Olympics since women's hockey was added to the Winter Games in 1998.Canada forward Marie-Philip Poulin said the team feels pressure to win but "it's a good pressure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-19/us-women-study-canada-ho
Cossacks attack Pussy Riot members in Sochi with horsewhips, preventing protest performance

...Sochi Olympics.The group has resurfaced as a thorn for Russian authorities this week, just as Putin had been using the Winter Games to burnish his image at home and charm critics abroad.Six group members ? five women and one man ? donned their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-19/cossacks-attack-pussy-ri
Who needs Sochi? South has its own winter games

...an unprecedented tie in the downhill. It kind of spoils the wonder of sudden realization.The only other flaw in the Winter Games is there seems to be too much judging ? though without it we never would have got to see the classic reaction of American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-12/who-needs-sochi-south-ha
Michel Mulder leads another sweep by the Dutch at Olympic oval

...the overall speedskating gold medal standings snatched away. The U.S. came into Sochi with 29 Olympic golds at the Winter Games, two ahead of the Dutch.Now, it's the Netherlands out front with 30 golds.The best American hope, three-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-10/michel-mulder-leads-anot
Austrian Matthias Mayer conquers skiing greats in men's downhill at Olympics

...himself something none of those others can: Olympic downhill champion.Four years after ski-loving Austria departed the Winter Games without any men's Alpine medals for the first time, Mayer made his nation 1-for-1 in 2014, upstaging pre-race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-09/austrian-matthias-mayer-
President Obama praises US athletes in brief video

...couldn't be prouder of" its athletes who are competing in the Winter Games.The White House released a brief video of Obama Friday...Olympics, the largest delegation ever for any country at the Winter Games.The Games run through Feb. 23.Americans have plenty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-07/president-obama-praises-
Sochi's opening ceremony to showcase Russia on its own terms

...compete with the cinematic splendor of the London Olympics or the pyrotechnic extravaganza of Beijing, but then again, the Winter Games are usually more low-key.No matter. All Putin needs is an event that tells the world "Russia is back."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-06/sochis-opening-ceremony-