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Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

...and a lack of snow.Gold medalist figure skaters Shen Zue and Zhao Hongbo came out of retirement to win the pairs title in Vancouver in 2010, then retired again. The husband and wife are two of the Beijing bid's ambassadors trying to convince the IOC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-28/organizers-believe-2016-
David Hearn carries country's hopes with him in Canadian Open

...ready to step up to the challenge."Pat Fletcher, born in England, was the last Can adian winner in 1954 at Point Grey in Vancouver, British Columbia. Carl Keffer is the only Canadian-born champion, winning in 1909 and 1914. Albert Murray, a Canadian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-25/david-hearn-carries-countrys
Overtime

...Swiss Olympic says her ban expires Jan. 10, 2016.Luedi, 29 competed for Switzerland at the 2014 Sochi Games and 2010 Vancouver Games. She has three career World Cup wins. Court of Arbitration for SportAssociation suspends rulesIn Lausanne, Switzerland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-27/overtime
Jason Day rallies to win Canadian Open

...I had from beginning to finish."Pat Fletcher, born in England, was the last Canadian winner in 1954 at Point Grey in Vancouver, British Columbia. Carl Keffer is the only Canadian-born champion, winning in 1909 and 1914. Albert Murray, a Canadian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-26/jason-day-rallies-win-canadi
Chad Campbell leads Canadian Open after 63; Vaughn Taylor falls back

...Hearn is trying to become the first Canadian to win the event since Pat Fletcher, born in England, in 1954 at Point Grey in Vancouver. Carl Keffer is the only Canadian-born champion, winning in 1909 and 1914. Albert Murray, a Canadian also born in England...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-24/chad-campbell-leads-canadian
US hopes to end underdog Jamaica's run in Gold Cup semifinals

...game. We think everybody on all four teams is sensing a big opportunity here."Schaefer managed the win over Haiti without Vancouver forward Darren Mattocks and Dallas midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson, who were suspended for yellow card accumulation. The two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-21/us-hopes-end-underdo
US women bask in World Cup title

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Megan Rapinoe strolled...title, the party was still going on in Vancouver on Monday."I'm one star heavier...American fans surrounding the set on the Vancouver waterfront."It hasn't honestly sunk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-06/us-women-bask-world-
Circumstances different for Japan in World Cup this time

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Four years ago when...Women's World Cup final, this time at Vancouver's BC Place on Sunday. The crowd figures...largely on the side of the Americans, with Vancouver only a short distance from the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-03/circumstances-differ
Top-ranked teams, underdogs move on to knockout round at Women's World Cup

VANCOUVER, British Colombia - The United States...trek toward the July 5 title game in Vancouver: BUMPY ROAD: Sweden's path was already...Now it's on to No. 19 Switzerland in Vancouver on Sunday. Canadian midfielder Sophie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-18/top-ranked-teams-und
US women eye payback against Japan

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17...mostly pro-American crowd making the short trip across the border to Vancouver's BC Place.Wambach and the rest of her teammates say they aren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-04/us-women-eye-payback