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Oslo becomes latest city to drop bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Oslo became the latest city to drop its bid for the 2022 Winter Games after the Norwegian government rejected financial backing Wednesday amid concerns the games were too costly.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-01/oslo-becomes-latest-city
A Guy by any other name is just plain 'Gooey'

...computer problem's solution that might not be pretty, but works.(I had guessed it was a little-watched sport at the winter Olympics.)Kludge, by the way, rhymes with luge and not sludge, which is also a problem when looking up words no one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-28/guy-any-other-name-just-plain
American presence at NHL All-Star Game will be stronger than ever

...past two All-Star games, in 2012 and 2011 (the 2013 games was canceled and there was no game last year because the Winter Olympics). Before that, there were seven U.S. players participating in 2009, three in 2008, five in both 2007 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-23/american-presence-nhl-all-
Robin Williams' suicide seizes the year on Google

...Bird, bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst, the Middle East extremist group ISIS, the hit Disney movie Frozen, and the Winter Olympics in Russia.Williams, Ebola, the World Cup and the Ice Bucket also ranked among the most-discussed subjects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-16/robin-williams-suicide-seizes-year-
Blue Jackets prevail as Maple Leafs continue slide

...Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Monday night.Toronto dropped its third in a row since the Winter Olympics. The Maple Leafs had won seven consecutive at home, their best stretch there since a nine-game run in the 2006-07...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-03-03/blue-jackets-prevail-maple
Getting back to work

...made-products during the next 10 years. The company is promoting the initiative in a series of ads broadcast during the Winter Olympics that featured narration from celebrity pitchman Mike Rowe, best known as host of the cable-TV show Dirty Jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-18/getting-back-work
Who needs Sochi? South has its own winter games

The enjoyment of the Winter Olympics has been interrupted by winter.While athletes from around the world are enduring 61-degree weather in balmy Sochi, Russia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-12/who-needs-sochi-south-ha
White says he's at peace with decision to skip slopestyle, focus on halfpipe

White says he's at peace with a controversial decision to skip the brand new slopestyle event to focus on an attempt at winning a third consecutive gold medal in the halfpipe competition.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-08/white-says-hes-peace-dec
Kidnap threat names Austrian athletes, not regarded as 'acute threat' by Austrian Olympic Committee

A kidnap threat - delivered via a letter in German - that names a pair of female Austrian athletes is not regarded as an 'acute threat' by the Austrian Olympic Committee at this time.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-04/kidnap-threat-names-aust
Mitt Romney believes Sochi Games will have 'very adequate security'

...impact," he said. RECORD ATHLETES: Competitors from 88 countries are set to compete in Sochi, a record for the Winter Olympics.The IOC released the final list of national Olympic committees that will be participating in the Sochi Games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-02/mitt-romney-believes-soc