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Jimmy Carter's decision to boycott 1980 Moscow Olympics remains controversial

...history, though it feels like a bit of limbo. He's recognized as an Olympian by the USOC, but not by the International Olympic Committee.And, in perhaps the ultimate irony, Beardsley made a rather surprising choice when picking out a name...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-30/jimmy-carters-decision-b
Wind surfer fell ill during the Olympic sailing test event in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay

...Rio's polluted waters. Athletes have little choice but to compete with local organizers ? backed by the International Olympic Committee ? declining to move to cleaner venues for next year's Games.An independent five-month analysis by The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-19/wind-surfer-fell-ill-dur
Overtime

...the final day of an Olympic test event.Such a move would be an embarrassment to local organizers and the International Olympic Committee. They have said repeatedly the water is safe despite being filled with floating rubbish and untreated sewage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-22/overtime
WHO: Viral testing 'advisable' in Rio's Olympic waters

...Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi said earlier this week at a news conference in Rio that the International Olympic Committee ruled out viral testing because the WHO made it "very clear that bacterial testing is what should be followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-14/who-viral-testing-advisa
Overtime

...generation.USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said he hoped the decision would be official by the end of the month. The International Olympic Committee's deadline to nominate a city is Sept. 15. The United States hasn't played host to the Summer Games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-12/overtime
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

...separate emailed statements following the AP study, the World Health Organization affirmed it was advising the International Olympic Committee "to widen the scientific base of indicators to include viruses." The WHO underscored that it's actually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-10/some-us-rowers-fall-ill-
IAAF denies scientists' claim of widespread doping

...so disappointed."In a separate statement released by the IAAF on Saturday, the former chairman of the International Olympic Committee's medical commission, Arne Ljungqvist, jumped to the defense of the athletics federation."The IAAF...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-08/iaaf-denies-scientis
Some US rowers get sick after event in Rio

...separate emailed statements after the AP study, the World Health Organization affirmed it was advising the International Olympic Committee "to widen the scientific base of indicators to include viruses." The WHO underscored that it's actually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-10/some-us-rowers-get-sick-
Track body head Lamine Diack calls widespread doping allegations 'a joke'

...from Aug. 22-30."They are playing with the idea of a redistribution of medals," Diack said at the International Olympic Committee meeting in Kuala Lumpur. "It's possible, if we prove with the new techniques at our disposal that someone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-03/track-body-head-lami
Probe finds sewage, viruses at sites of Rio's Olympic events

...Richard Budgett, the medical director for the International Olympic Committee, said after seeing the AP findings that...effectively." BACH INSISTS ON INTEGRITY: The International Olympic Committee needs to show it is serious about maintaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-30/probe-finds-sewage-virus