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

...Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.That doesn't...decisions of his presidency: boycotting the Olympics in response to the Soviet Union's...man who cost Beardsley his shot at the Olympics is fighting cancer."I hold no ill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-30/jimmy-carters-decision-b
Change in Olympics lineup could help US sprinter Allyson Felix compete in more events

...to have the opportunity to run the 200 and 400 meters at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Trouble is, the schedule right now doesn't...He got his wish and became the first male to win both at the Olympics.Felix is the reigning Olympic champion in the 200, and she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-30/change-olympics-line
Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

...quiz-and-list site BuzzFeed.NBCUniversal wants to work on video and ads with the companies - like collaborating on the Olympics with BuzzFeed. Both have visitors that are more likely to be ages 18 to 34 than do traditional news sites and apps from CNN...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-01/comcast-teeing-new-service
Questions surround Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic proposal

...privately run 2024 committee described the Olympics proposal as a work in progress. The...161 million surplus.Over the years Olympics have been notorious for cost overruns...struggling with costs from the 2014 Sochi Olympics, which have been called the most expensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-29/questions-surround-los-a
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

...Championships - a trial run for next summer's Olympics - and the team doctor said she suspected...quality at venues for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, now less than a year away.The Americans...She warned athletes coming for the Olympics that "you should know when you're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-10/some-us-rowers-fall-ill-
Bolt cruises to 200 meter victory in the world championships

...the three he took at the 2008 Beijing Olympics when he set world records in the 100...pointing toward Rio de Janeiro, where the Olympics are only 343 days away.Something to...3s. He first got there at the 2008 Olympics, where he ran 19.30 to break Michael...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-27/bolt-cruises-200-meter-victory-wo
Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...Boston's bid to play host to the 2024 Olympics is over.The city and the U.S. Olympic...the U.S. will play host to another Olympics ? into flux. Only seven weeks remain...still felt Boston could deliver a great Olympics."They also recognize, however, that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-27/boston-drops-bid-2024-ol
Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

...samba and soccer. Organizers of the Olympics that start a year from now hope that's...transportation and incomplete venues.The Rio Olympics that start Aug. 5, 2016, follow last...tournament with 730 players, the 16-day Olympics feature 28 sports, 300 events and 10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-28/organizers-believe-2016-
Team golf event could work in Olympics

...awarded next year when golf returns to the Olympics for the first time since 1904. Whether...off.___UNIVERSAL TESTING: As the Olympics get closer, there are more calls for...changes for the 13 weeks leading into the Olympics, when players are subjected to the Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-21/team-golf-event-could-work-o
Andrew family believes unusual methods will lead to swimming success

...than 80 in all.Now 16 and with the Olympics less than a year away, he is firmly focused...the company is more focused on the 2020 Olympics, Andrew believes he has a legitimate shot...a chance."If he qualifies for the Olympics, his family will surely be along for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-22/andrew-family-believ