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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

IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying Wednesday that whichever city is put forward will be a "very strong" contender in what is shaping up as a high-profile global race.

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
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 on Wednesday in a record six-games agreement worth $7.75 billion, a surprise deal that shuts out rival American networks and provides further long-term financial security to the IOC.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-07/nbc-extends-olympic-deal
Sergio Garcia could be near major breakthrough

...British Open is set for July 14-17 at Royal Troon, leaving only 11 days between the final two majors of the year.The Summer Olympics are set for Aug. 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro. STRICKER NAMED: Steve Stricker will be one of Tom Watson's assistants...

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
U.S. team leads women's bobsled at halfway mark

...great driver. Jamie's driving great as well. It's not over."Williams, a two-time sprint medalist in the Summer Olympics, is attempting to join Eddie Eagan as the only athletes to win gold medals in different sports in both the Winter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-18/us-team-leads-womens-bob
Jilleanne Rookard skates to easy win at US trials in 3,000-meter

...career filled with them.Cliff-Ryan was a longtime inline skater who switched to cycling in an attempt to make the Summer Olympics. She barely failed to qualify for the U.S. team in both 2008 and 2012, then went back to skating ? on blades...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-27/jilleanne-rookard-skates
Graham: Consider boycotting Olympics in Russia over Snowden

...Moscow after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan.In 1984, the Soviets followed suit and refused to participate in the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.Meanwhile, Mr. Snowden - the former CIA contractor facing espionage and other charges after leaking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-17/graham-consider-boycotting-olym
Amputation, nerve damage won't slow Aiken man

...it now than I was because I think before I took it for granted."He plans to watch the 2012 Paralympics after the Summer Olympics because he has an even bigger plan."One of my goals is to do the 2016 Paralympics," Morgan said. "Whatever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-06-06/amputation-nerve-damage-wont