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David Beckham, 40, is retired but still in spotlight

...and internationally.Beckham in formal mode is not such a rare sight. He was previously an ambassador for the 2012 London Olympics and worked with England on its flawed bid to host the 2018 World Cup, which Russia won.___THE FAMILY MANLondon-born...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-01/david-beckham-40-retired-still-sp
Michael Phelps announces plans for 2016 Olympics

...Phelps is aiming to compete in a fifth Olympics next year in Rio, although the 18-time...intention to make one last run at the Olympics on Wednesday. The 29-year-old swimmer...international meet before the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.Phelps is back in Arizona...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-15/michael-phelps-announces
Japan organizers believe 2020 Olympics will be 'sustainable'

TOKYO - Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have promised the most innovative, impeccably...requirements for your supply chain."The Olympics is at something of a crossroads as potential...such a major event. While the London Olympics were successful in many respects, there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-07/japan-organizers-believe
Athletes shine at Columbia County Schools Special Olympics

...2015 Columbia County Schools Special Olympics a week, it was a good Friday for volunteers...alternative haircut."This is my Special Olympics mohawk," Brown said.The event was...Nicholson said.And the Special Olympics experience was such a good one for 32-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-03/athletes-shine-columbia-count
Boxing champ Evander Holyfield guest hosts Augusta Boys & Girls Club's annual Burger Battle

...tears don't change anything. You've got to work harder," said Holyfield, who won a bronze medal in boxing in the 1984 Olympics. "When I stopped crying, I made the Olympic team."Boxing remains a big part of Holyfield's life, but now it's all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-27/boxing-champ-evander-holyfie
Brazil's athletes are trying to catch up in time for 2016 Games

...produce a historic performance at its home Olympics.The nation is working hard to make...results in the first year following an Olympics. The country won 27 medals compared...the second year after the previous Olympics, Brazil won 12 medals and had 12 athletes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/brazils-athletes-are-try
Special Olympics gives student chance to prove he is a first-place champion

...for events to start at the region's Georgia Area 9 Special Olympics at Fort Gordon on Wednesday morning. As time passed slowly...from Fort Gordon's top leaders.At the countywide Special Olympics earlier this year, Sullivan earned two red ribbons for finishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-01/special-olympics-gives-stude
IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

...ecological destruction related to the 2016 Olympics.With little progress visible on Olympic...for sailing."We are not against the Olympics, but we are against the corruption around...Novaes said. "They are stealing with the Olympics as an excuse."Paes has been a strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-28/ioc-olympics-targeted-en
Oligarchs are dumping their toxic assets on Russia a year after the Sochi Olympics

...jump bustled with activity at the Sochi Olympics. But it made unwanted history as well...pay for what became the most expensive Olympics of all time by getting super-rich private...have unloaded properties built for the Olympics at a combined cost of $3 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-05/oligarchs-are-dumping-th
Usain Bolt sets his hopes high

...play host to South America's first Olympics next year. "It's actually to run under...reiterated that Rio will be his last Olympics, but not his last season. He said he'll...championships in London."After the Olympics I'll go on for one more season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/usain-bolt-sets-his-hope