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

...difficult decisions was supporting the boycott of the Summer Olympics."In his presidential memoir, "Keeping Faith...team to Moscow. In all, 60 nations sat out the 1980 Summer Olympics at Carter's behest, which led to a retaliatory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-30/jimmy-carters-decision-b
Phelps-Le Clos rivalry picking up steam with Olympics up ahead

...drunken-driving arrest.Phelps won with a time of 1:52.94 - faster than Le Clos' winning time at the last Summer Olympics or Laszlo Cseh's performance in Kazan, where Le Clos was the runner-up."I think we're in a pretty good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-08-08/phelps-le-clos-rivalry-p
Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...States the best chance to bring the Games back to our country in 2024."The United States hasn't played host to a Summer Olympics since the Atlanta Games in 1996, or any Olympics since the Salt Lake City Winter Games in 2002. That timing, along...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-27/boston-drops-bid-2024-ol
2024 Boston Olympic organizers release original, unredacted bid

BOSTON - Organizers of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics on Friday released the full, unredacted version of the bid that won over the U.S. Olympic Committee, after city officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-24/2024-boston-olympic-orga
IOC chief confident stadium in Tokyo will be ready for 2020 Summer Olympics

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - The head of the International Olympic Committee remains confident that Tokyo will complete its new national stadium in time for the 2020 Summer Games.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-18/ioc-chief-confident-stad
Overtime

...Thursday, when they finally gave up."It felt like the right place to be," Patton said. "I felt closer to him doing that."Moore, 30, was a member of the U.S. sailing team that competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-03/overtime
Boston's Olympics bid faces several obstacles

...easing into this job.Their first board meeting is Tuesday, and the future of Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics will be debated, with at least a chance the USOC could decide to change course.Those are the stakes, and Dan Doctoroff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-28/bostons-olympics-bid-fac
Michel Platini has big decision to make about FIFA election

...win the past two World Cups and oversees a four-yearly European Championship, whose global TV ratings rival the Summer Olympics, plus the season-long Champions League which showcases the highest quality soccer played anywhere.People familiar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-20/michel-platini-has-b
IOC approves new events for 2018 Winter Games

...part of the world championships and the World Cup finals.The IOC is also still working on the program for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Under a new procedure, Japanese organizers can propose the addition of one or more sports for their games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-06-08/ioc-approves-new-events-
Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor in landmark deal

...the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the 2022 Winter Games and 2024 Summer Olympics. The host cities for the 2022 and 2024 games have not yet been selected.Two Asian candidates ? Beijing and Almaty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-03-13/toyota-signs-global-olym