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IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

...left Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, as the only contenders after the withdrawal of Stockholm; Krakow, Poland; Lviv, Ukraine; and Oslo.Here is a look at some potential candidates:RETURN TO THE USA? The U.S. hasn't held the Summer Olympics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-20/ioc-seeks-bidders-2024-s
Ukraine, Russia spar over fate of Crimean clubs

...annexation of Crimea, Russia and Ukraine are now squabbling over soccer clubs in the region.Defying authorities in Ukraine, Russia is incorporating three Crimean...no right to run the sport on what Ukraine considers its territory. FIFA already...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-01/ukraine-russia-spar-
Top finance officials hope to boost growth

...we will do exactly that."The global economy is facing other threats as well from heightened tensions over the conflict in Ukraine to the threat posed by Islamic militants in Syria and Iraq and a worsening Ebola outbreak in Africa.The presidents of three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-10/top-finance-officials-hope
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

HRABOVE, Ukraine - A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane...was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said...haven't yet been confirmed, he added.Ukraine's security services produced what they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-17/ukraine-295-malaysia-plane-s
Six South American players refusing to return to club in Ukraine

...five Brazilians and one Argentine ? have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their soccer club in the troubled city of Donetsk...forward Carlos Tevez, convinced the players not to return to Ukraine after telling them they would be able to sign new contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-21/six-south-american-p
Oslo becomes latest city to drop bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

...Winter Olympics, and Norway held the widely acclaimed 1994 Games in Lillehammer.Stockholm; Krakow, Poland; and Lviv, Ukraine, withdrew their bids in recent months. Before that, potentially strong bids from St. Moritz, Switzerland, and Munich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-01/oslo-becomes-latest-city
Overtime

...won this on their own merits."Slovakia took the lead in Group C. Spain was left level at three points with Macedonia and Ukraine after they both rebounded from losses in their first matches.? Midfielder Julian Green will miss the United States' exhibition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-09/overtime
Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak

...An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky...passenger jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine and Israel invaded the Gaza Strip...was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine. But instead of marking the start of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/global-tensions-dont-curb-
Americans wrap up pool play unbeaten in FIBA World Cup

...thing standing between them and Barcelona was a game against Ukraine, and it took them a little while to get into it.The U...after seizing control just before halftime against a methodical Ukraine team coached by former NBA coach Mike Fratello.The only scare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-09-04/americans-wrap-pool-play-unbeaten
Paralympians from Ukraine, Russia stand together

...the athletes and flags from Russia and Ukraine appeared side by side Saturday, united...silver and bronze medals amassed by Ukraine justified ? in sporting terms ? the...his neighbor's territory.And from Ukraine's first Paralympic medalist in Sochi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-08/paralympians-ukraine-rus