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Japanese athletes turn back the clock

...first at an event in Finland on Nov. 29.Kasai has been on the global circuit since 1989. He has appeared at seven Winter Olympics, most recently winning a large hill individual silver medal at Sochi last year.Tennis player Kimiko Date-Krumm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-12/japanese-athletes-tu
Hamburg's Olympic bid is approved by country

...Games.Germany has not staged an Olympics since the 1972 Summer Games in Munich.Munich failed in a bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics and dropped a planned bid for the 2022 Winter Games after it was rejected in a referendum. TIBET CONCERNS: Tibetan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-03-21/hambugs-olympic-bid-appr
Reunion set for 'Miracle on Ice" hockey team set for Saturday

...round at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics still sends chills down an awful...their sixth gold medal in seven Winter Olympics, then clinched the gold by rallying...three places to play host to a Winter Olympics twice (St. Moritz, Switzerland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-18/reunion-set-miracle-ice-hockey-te
Back in top form, Vonn favorite in speed events at worlds

...this event would be her last major one. But she's had second thoughts and hopes to stick around until the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. But those are thoughts for another time.Her focus is on a new women's race course dubbed "Raptor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-02/back-top-form-vonn-f
FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

...November-December to avoid clashing with the 2022 Winter Olympics.FIFA said its task force chose the "most viable...Given that the two bidding cities for the 2022 Winter Olympics ?Almaty (Kazakhstan) and Beijing (China) ? pledged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-24/fifa-recommends-plan
IOC President says 'time to change is now'

...orientation ? a move that followed the controversy over Russia's law against gay "propaganda" ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi."This strengthened wording will help us to ensure the respect for all these rights for all participants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-07/ioc-president-says-time-
IOC head Thomas Bach seeks support on reform program

...This has become a key IOC priority in light of the reluctance of potential host cities to come forward for the 2022 Winter Olympics. Several cities dropped out of the bidding process for 2022, leaving only Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-11-07/ioc-head-thomas-bach-see
American presence at NHL All-Star Game will be stronger than ever

...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 2004...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-23/american-presence-nhl-all-
International Olympic Committee overwhelmingly approves wide-ranging reform package

...orientation ? a move that followed the controversy over Russia's law against gay "propaganda" ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.The IOC abolished the cap of 28 sports for the Summer Games to move to an "events-based" system that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-08/international-olympic-co
Robin Williams' suicide seizes the year on Google

...group ISIS, the hit Disney movie Frozen, and the Winter Olympics in Russia.Williams, Ebola, the World Cup and the...make the Top 10 list in the U.S., nor did the Winter Olympics. Instead, Web surfers in the U.S. were seeking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-16/robin-williams-suicide-seizes-year-