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U.S. Government to Help Athletes Compete in America Following Travel Ban

The United States Government will work with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to ensure athletes and officials from all countries are granted "expedited...

USA Hockey, USOC Discuss ‘Plan B’ for 2018 Winter Olympics Participation if no NHL...

United States Olympic Committee (USOC) officials have discussed a "Plan B" with USA Hockey over how they will participate at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter...

USOC Chief Exec: Atlanta 1996 Olympic Stadium Has Been “Extremely Successful” Despite Short Lifespan

Turner Field, originally the Centennial Olympic Stadium built as the centerpiece for Atlanta 1996, has provided a legacy even though it faces the prospect of...

USOC Adds Sexual Orientation to Non-Discrimination Policy Ahead of Sochi 2014

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has revised its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation, a move that has been interpreted as a reaction...

USOC Chief Executive Scott Blackmun on Keys to U.S. Bid for Games

Few International Olympic Committee (IOC) meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to...

USOC’s 2024 Triple-Play Bid-City Letter

Finally, a U.S. Olympic bid process that, from the outset, takes the long, strong view. It only makes sense. The two people in charge...

Wrestling’s Olympic Future: Now What?

So interesting, indeed, to bear witness to the emotional recoil to the move by the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) policy-making executive  board to cut...

Blackmun Stood Up Just When the U.S. Olympics Needed Him Most

I've known United States Olympic Committee (USOC) chief executive Scott Blackmun for over 15 years, and I have seen him, on occasion, enjoy a...

U.S. Olympic Athletes Have a Hard-Knock Life

Middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds is brandishing temporary tattoos on his arm to the highest bidder to display at track and field meets to raise...

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