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Wine Time: Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Legendary Collection, Chile

...kick a white ball into a net. We call it soccer.Interest in soccer reached a fever pitch last year during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, won by Germany. The United States team played well and got further than expected. So last year everyone...

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US takes Algarve Cup opener over Norway

...year includes nine teams that will play in the Women's World Cup in Canada starting in June.The two goals give Lloyd...the Americans to 2-1 this year as they prepare for the World Cup. The United States opens Group D play with Australia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-04/us-takes-algarve-cup-opener-over-
Overtime

...replaced The International Ski Federation says a women's super-G race that was canceled twice won't be replaced on the World Cup schedule.The decision leaves Lindsey Vonn, the four-time super-G title winner, only two races to overtake Anna...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-04/overtime
Vonn critical of FIS after racing in fog

...they still pressed on," she said."I've been in the World Cup for 15 years and I feel like it's never changing...made to restart races.Vonn made skiing history on the World Cup circuit in January with a record 63rd win.On Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-02/vonn-critical-fis-after-racing-fo
FIFA president worried about racism in Russia before 2018 World Cup

...racism problem ahead of the 2018 World Cup, warning there "must be some sanctions...have continued to blight the 2018 World Cup host nation, including in Champions...ensure the safety of visitors" to the World Cup. It followed Tokyo Sexwale, an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-01/fifa-president-worried-about-raci
IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

...explaining their complaints.Rio is spending about $14 billion for the Olympics. Brazil spent $12 billion on last year's World Cup, expenditures that loom larger as Brazil teeters on the brink of recession.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-28/ioc-olympics-targeted-en
Fenninger closes the gap in standings with win

...in the women's Alpine combined World Cup race in fog-hit Bansko on Sunday...Hirscher claimed his fourth consecutive World Cup victory with the discipline's third-biggest...Raich by 3.44 for his 30th career World Cup victory. Only Swedish great Ingemar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-01/fenninger-closes-gap-standings-wi
Austrians sweep downhill events

...Kandahar slope for his 10th career World Cup victory on Saturday.Reichelt...Benecken secured the men's doubles World Cup title despite finishing only seventh...and Juris Sics third.Women's World Cup champion, Natalie Geisenbeger of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-28/austrians-sweep-down
Overtime

...most decorated female Winter Olympian in history with six golds and 10 medals overall, and has a record 72 individual World Cup victories.The United States finished fourth despite Sadie Bjornsen also falling on the first leg.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-26/overtime
IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

...projects may not be.This also happened with last year's World Cup. Stadiums were finished, but dozens of other projects...private and public money. Brazil spent $12 billion on the World Cup.Just moments before El Moutawakel spoke, Rio de Janeiro's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-25/ioc-inspection-team-plea