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Small Town Tulsa and Joint Bid from San Diego and Tijuana Among Proposals USOC...

U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun revealed that 10 American cities have expressed interest in bidding for the 2024 Olympicsand Paralympic Games, including Tulsa,...

Philadelphia Latest U.S. City to Express Interest in Bidding for 2024 Olympics and Paralympics

Philadelphia is exploring a bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympics Games, the city's Mayor Michael Nutter has revealed. Nutter was responding to a...

U.S. Speed Skating Embroiled in Scandal

Editor’s Note: With the next Winter Olympics less than a year away, U.S. short-track speed skating is spinning into chaos, a Chicago Tribune examination has found....

Swiss Voters Reject Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

It would seem that not every country’s residents believe that hosting an Olympic Games justifies the enormous public cost in time and money.  Swizz...

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...

Lance Armstrong Doping Charges: What is WADA and Why Do They Care?

And so the Lance Armstrong did he or didn't he use performance enhancing drugs during his Tour de France race days continue. The World...

Olympic Playmakers—Part II

“We try to be part of the ‘team’ of the Olympic Movement, conscious of things we can provide, of participation, of making sure we...

On Olympic Uniform Issue: Congress Wears the Emperor’s New Clothes

(Editor’s Note.  The heated controversy about the American Olympic team’s China-made Ralph Lauren clothing, caused by the political hypocrisy in the run-up to the...

U.S. Olympic Team Expects to Include More Women Than Men

For the first time in history, the U.S. Olympic Team will field more women than men in the Olympics. That news comes at the U.S....

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...

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