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Mascots for 2016 Games honor Brazilian musicians

...be 34 medal events in the evening sessions.ARCHERY: The sport is proposing the inclusion of a mixed team event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The world archery federation's executive board approved the recommendation at a meeting in England over the weekend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/mascots-2016-games-honor
IOC President says 'time to change is now'

...the Summer Games to allow new events to come in ? a process that could clear the way for baseball and softball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Bach also called for bolstered efforts to fight doping."We have to protect (clean athletes) from doping, match-fixing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-07/ioc-president-says-time-
International Olympic Committee overwhelmingly approves wide-ranging reform package

...also be allowed to propose the inclusion of one or more additional events for their games.The new rules clear the way for Tokyo organizers to request that baseball and softball be included in the 2020 Games. Both sports, dropped after the 2008 Beijing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-08/international-olympic-co
History might work against Los Angeles in bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics

...Montreal and Moscow.But the International Olympic Committee had been to London three times and will stage its second Olympics in Tokyo in 2020. Will it want another repeat four years later, or seek something new, the way it did for the 2016 Olympics, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-11-30/history-might-work-again
IOC wants sliding events out of South Korea, official says

...Saturday that South Korean and Japanese Olympic organizers will be able to make changes to their venue plans for the 2018 and 2020 Tokyo Games if the moves cut costs and avoid white elephants."We are in discussion with the respective organizing committees about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-06/ioc-wants-sliding-events
Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini to go into boxing hall of fame

...had an impressive string of 15 successful title defenses before retiring in 2002 with a pro record of 36-1 (31 KOs).The Tokyo-born Ohba turned pro in 1966 and compiled a 25-2-1 record before winning the WBA flyweight championship in 1970. He successfully...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-04/ray-boom-boom-mancini-go-boxing-h
Report on Boeing 787 fire points to battery defect

...was a third incident in January of this year when vapors were found coming out of a battery in a Japan Airlines 787 parked at Tokyo's main international airport. Boeing officials said the problem appeared to have been contained by the battery's redesign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-01/report-boeing-787-fire-poi
Caroline Wozniacki makes Pan Pacific Open final

TOKYO - Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki beat Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-20/caroline-wozniacki-makes-pan-paci
Overtime

...deal with NikeThe U.S. Olympic Committee signed an extension to its sponsorship deal with Nike that will last through the Tokyo Games six years from now.No dollar figures were given for the latest extension announced Monday. These contracts, however...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-24/overtime
Marker will tell story of Sherman's march to sea

...songs, family tales, history books and military instruction. Modern commanders would copy it in the bombings of Dresden, Tokyo, Hiroshima and Hanoi for its demoralizing effect on civilians."What scholars have discovered is that the families along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-11/marker-will-tell-story-sherma