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Gambling regulators will watch out for cheating at Sochi Games

...Nevada gambling regulators to help watch for cheating at the Winter Games in Sochi.The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced...two young children won't be traveling to Russia for the Winter Games. The long trip is part of the reason, but Suter said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-22/gambling-regulators-will
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-
Russian city mourns as torch nears stop on journey to Sochi

...the Olympic torch relay is approaching something the Winter Games' organizers and Russia's leaders didn't plan for...Volgograd, the bombings highlighted just how vulnerable the Winter Games could be to militant attacks - particularly from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-01-04/russian-city-mourns-torc
Salt Lake City has viable Olympic facilities over a decade later

...as this one."We love our winter sports," Hilton said. "We're active with our winter venues. Some day, if the Winter Games look to come back to us, we've got the infrastructure and citizens to host another great games."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-27/salt-lake-city-has-viabl
Benvenuto! Welcome to the Winter Games

...Alps gave a heartfelt "benvenuto" Friday night to the Winter Games, a fiery opening ceremony dedicated to passion and...Savoy-era mansions, has exhibited a certain ambivalence to the Winter Games, largely because of an ever-changing pattern of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/11/oly_54930.shtml
Olympics
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
Poland hopes to play host to 2022 Winter Olympics despite setback

...Krakow's bid plans, Alpine ski events would be held across the border in Jasna, Slovakia. It would be the first time the Winter Games would be spread over two countries.On May 25, Krakow residents are to vote in a referendum on whether they support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-04-13/poland-hopes-play-host-2
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
Athletes villages for Turin Olympics open

TURIN, Italy - The three Olympic villages that will house some 5,000 athletes and officials during the Winter Games opened Tuesday, 10 days before the Turin Games opening ceremony. IOC member Manuela Di Centa, a former Olympic cross-country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/03/oly_52453.shtml
Olympics
Olympic flame's oldest carrier is 102-year-old Ohioan

...Sarah McClelland is training hard for her role in the Winter Games of the Olympics. At 102, she will be the oldest torchbearer...65-day, 13,500-mile trek to the Feb. 8 opening of the Winter Games. She probably will have to use a walker. "If I have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/25/oth_328913.shtml
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