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Michel Platini has big decision to make about FIFA election

...teams 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
Watch what you eat before you compete

...some goals beyond those the team hopes to score at the Summer Olympics. "I wanted to clear up some basic misconceptions...advising the U.S. women's field hockey team at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta. The meals total 500 to 600 calories...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/07/31/oly_199094.shtml
Olympics
Aussie skier spends hectic summer after Olympic medal

...medal. "It was amazingly big, which was fun," she said. "Australia is used to getting a lot of medals in the summer Olympics and the public gets quite picky and only expects golds. "When it came to the Winter Olympics, I think Australia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/03/oth_246413.shtml
Other sports
Reunion set for 'Miracle on Ice" hockey team set for Saturday

...in Iran, the U.S. economy was hurting and President Jimmy Carter already had announced a U.S. boycott of the Summer Olympics in Moscow.The sociopolitical impact of that era has since faded. The memory of that February night in Lake Placid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-18/reunion-set-miracle-ice-hockey-te
IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...The U.S., which provides most of the IOC's television and sponsorship revenues, hasn't played host to the Summer Olympics since the 1996 Atlanta Games. New York failed in a bid for the 2012 Olympics, and Chicago was rejected for 2016...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-17/ioc-president-thomas-bac
IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

...Ukraine; and Oslo.Here is a look at some potential candidates:RETURN TO THE USA? The U.S. hasn't held the Summer Olympics since 1996 in Atlanta. New York failed in a bid for 2012, while Chicago was shot down by the IOC for 2016. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-10-20/ioc-seeks-bidders-2024-s
Sergio Garcia could be near major breakthrough

...August start in 2016 as golf prepares to return to the Summer Olympics.The move was announced by the PGA of America...11 days between the final two majors of the year.The Summer Olympics are set for Aug. 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro. STRICKER...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-06/sergio-garcia-could-be-near-
Leicester: British Olympic team wouldn't be same without Scots

...about Scotland going independent," she said.Since World War II, Britain has collected more than 400 medals at the summer Olympics, dozens of them won by Scots. That's a rich history of shared achievement and emotion.Sporting success makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-09-16/leicester-british-olympi
Graham: Consider boycotting Olympics in Russia over Snowden

...of the Cold War. In 1980, the U.S. boycotted the Summer Olympics in Moscow after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan...Soviets followed suit and refused to participate in the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.Meanwhile, Mr. Snowden - the former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-17/graham-consider-boycotting-olym
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

...had outbid Fox and ESPN in 2011 for the previous rights.The new agreement goes into effect from 2021 and covers the Summer Olympics of 2024, 2028 and 2032 and the Winter Games of 2022, 2026 and 2030. The host cities for all those games have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-07/nbc-extends-olympic-deal