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Female bobsledders sliding into four-man competition for first time

...compete against men on bobsledding's top circuit, the World Cup tour. Meyers Taylor will drive a sled for the U.S...be the only two women in the four-person sleds on the World Cup tour this season. Both figure it will make their skills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-17/female-bobsledders-s
American lawyer Michael Garcia resigns as FIFA prosecutor in World Cup bid process

...Eckert moved to close the case on the World Cup bidding contest because of lack...last month which suggested that the World Cup bidding probe should be closed...officials for alleged wrongdoing in the World Cup campaigns will continue. Those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-17/american-lawyer-mich
French star Thierry Henry retires

...the French league in 1997.His achievements with Monaco opened the door to the France team, and he was selected for the World Cup on his home soil. Although Zinedine Zidane was the big star of the tournament, Henry did not disappoint, and scored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-16/french-star-thierry-
Robin Williams' suicide seizes the year on Google

...fastest-rising search requests. It beat notable events such as the World Cup, the Ebola outbreak, the March disappearance of Malaysia...and the Winter Olympics in Russia.Williams, Ebola, the World Cup and the Ice Bucket also ranked among the most-discussed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-16/robin-williams-suicide-seizes-year-
Swedish skier Maria Pietilae-Holmner wins World Cup slalom event

...third place was enough to send her alone to the top of the World Cup standings.Marrit Leenstra was level with Li in the...nearly flawlessly to win the first men's relay of the World Cup season, while Germany took the women's race.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-13/swedish-skier-maria-
US draws tough group for Women's World Cup

...know we've played Nigeria in the World Cup, but they're all presenting...shoot-out after a draw in regulation.The World Cup, which features an expanded field...Second-ranked Germany, which won the World Cup in 2003 and 2007, was in Group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-06/us-draws-tough-group
Overtime

...Meyers Taylor, of the United States, and Kaillie Humphries, of Canada, can now officially drive against men on the World Cup luge circuit.The two fulfilled their last eligibility requirement by competing in a European Cup four-man race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-07/overtime
Lindsey Vonn finishes eighth in her return

...Liechtenstein was third.Vonn wound up in eighth place, 0.85 seconds behind the winning time, as she returned to the World Cup circuit following a second knee operation that kept her out of the Sochi Olympics. It was her first race since last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-05/lindsey-vonn-finishes-eighth-her-
Overtime

...In Kuusamo, Finland, Finland's latest cross country star Iivo Niskanen won the first men's distance race of the World Cup cross country season.Niskanen finished the 15-kilometer classic race on the Ruka track in 35 minutes, 9.4 seconds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2014-11-30/jaguars-suffer-first-
Overtime

...Russia to play host to the 2018 World Cup and Qatar secured the 2022 tournament. He was provisionally suspended during the World Cup in June for initially refusing to help Garcia's probe.Mayne-Nicholls inspected the bids for FIFA ahead of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-27/overtime