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Russia faces Olympic ban in track and field after scathing report of doping

...tarnish President Vladimir Putin's use of sports to improve his country's global standing. Russia played host to the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014 and will hold the next World Cup in 2018."It's worse than we thought," said Dick Pound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-11-09/russia-faces-olympic-ban
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
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
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-
Ukraine sends message to Putin at opening ceremony of Winter Paralympics

SOCHI, Russia - With a solitary Ukrainian athlete taking part in the opening ceremony, Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Friday against the backdrop of his country's military action in Crimea.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-07/ukraine-sends-message-pu
Trainer Dallas Stewart puts long shot in the money again at Kentucky Derby

...Churchill Downs, bringing his flair for fashion to the Derby.Weir, who made a fashion splash as a network host at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, joined dozens of athletes, musicians and actors getting the paparazzi treatment at the track's annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-03/trainer-dallas-stewa
Cho Yang-ho set to return as head of organizing committee for 2018 Games in Pyeongchang

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Korean conglomerate Hanjin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-28/cho-yang-ho-set-return-h