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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
Five cities, including Los Angeles, set to bid on 2024 Olympics

...set to be in contention for the 2024 Olympics when the race opens officially on Wednesday...Angeles, which hosted the 1932 and 1984 Olympics, and Paris, which staged the games...first time since Atlanta held the 1996 Olympics.On Tuesday, the U.S. Olympic Committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-09-15/five-cities-including-lo
Rio's most famous spots will be near some venues at Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO - Visitors to the Rio Olympics will be able to see most of city's famed...stadium.It'll be more sedate for the Olympics. Archery requires silence.Teruo Shinkai...women's volleyball in the last two Olympics - beating the United States each time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-09-19/rios-most-famous-spots-will-be-ne
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
Tokyo recommends 5 additional sports for 2020 Olympics

...sports with 18 events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Karate and sports climbing were also...Baseball and softball have been out of the Olympics since the 2008 Beijing Games, and...continue to push for inclusion in future Olympics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-09-28/tokyo-recommends-5-addit
Gregg Popovich will take over USA basketball team after 2016 Olympics

...The San Antonio Spurs coach was hired Friday to replace Mike Krzyzewski as the U.S. basketball coach following the 2016 Olympics, a job he never knew he would get despite his undeniable place in coaching history."I can't imagine having this opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-10-23/gregg-popovich-will-
IOC's Bach confident in Rio security after Paris attacks

...authorities to protect next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the wake of the...the safety of athletes and fans at the Olympics. The Islamic State group have claimed...capital is bidding to play host to the 2024 Olympics. Paris, which last held the games in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-11-15/iocs-bach-confident-rio-
A new year on the PGA Tour raises 5 questions

...Big Three" could become a lot bigger.OLYMPICS: Golf returns to the Olympic program...get to Rio, the biggest impact of the Olympics has been on scheduling. The PGA Championship...four FedEx Cup playoff events, the Olympics and the Ryder Cup.RYDER CUP: The only...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/new-year-pga-tour-raises-5-que
Fabian Gomez holds off Brandt Snedeker in a playoff at Sony Open

...This victory will move him just outside the top 50 in the world ranking, greatly improving his chances of playing in the 2016 Olympics. His 62 was the lowest closing round by a Sony Open champion. Blair saved par from 8 feet on the 16th hole to keep alive...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/fabian-gomez-holds-brandt-sned
Special Olympics event at Warren Road Community Center lights up faces of participants

...through the Spot Shot drill of the Special Olympics Area 9 Basketball Skills Camp on Nov...members to participate in the Special Olympics qualifier.Most of the athletes are...schools in the 12-county Area 9 Special Olympics district, but adult participants competed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-11-10/special-olympics