United States Olympic Committee

LANE ONE: Borders Commission urges USOPC to expand athlete support and NGB compliance …...

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The last few years have been difficult ones for the United States Olympic Committee, in the aftermath of the Larry Nassar abuse scandal in...

LANE ONE: U.S. Olympic Committee tax return shows $323 million in 2018 revenue, and...

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As a charitable organization under Internal Revenue Service rules, the United States Olympic Committee is exempt from Federal taxes, but is required to file...

LANE ONE: The IOC’s glowing financial statements, and how they might go up in...

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The International Olympic Committee released its 2018 Annual Report last week, with a complete set of financial statements that provide a fascinating look at...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Diack indictment shows corruption on a grand scale; USA Synchro tries...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● The German ARD network managed to obtain a copy of...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Sensational 10.73s for Thompson and Fraser-Pryce in Jamaican Trials!

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● True, Usain Bolt is retired, but Jamaica’s women’s 100 m...

LANE ONE: Is the new LA 2028 budget of $6.88 billion really serious, or...

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Ever since the late Montreal Mayor Jean Drapeau famously claimed – six years prior to the 1976 Olympic Games in his city – that...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Tough times for Jamaican track … off the field?

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Uneasy signs for the sport in Jamaica, where this weekend’s Jamaica...

LANE ONE: Getting Team USA gear is a lot easier now than it was...

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Olympic bronze medalist Anita DeFrantz filed an unsuccessful lawsuit against U.S. President Jimmy Carter to try and overcome his American boycott of the 1980...

LANE ONE: Planning your time off for 2020 yet? How about U.S. Trials week...

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With the announcement of St. Louis, Missouri as the site for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials for men and women, the United States Olympic...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics’ future collides with its present over the next seven...

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On Tuesday, USA Gymnastics announced that the 2020 Olympic Trials in Artistic Gymnastics will be held at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri...

LANE ONE: The LA28-USOC deal with NBC could be just the beginning

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Words like “visionary” and “unprecedented” and “revolutionary” have been thrown about over the past week about the agreement between NBCUniversal, the Los Angeles 2028...

LANE ONE: USOC Board focuses on Congress, athlete advocacy and gymnastics in L.A. Board...

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The United States Olympic Committee has been battered by accusations and scandal, hammered in Congressional hearings, changed out its leadership ... and got the...

THE BIG PICTURE: With Congress on its tail, USOC is putting heat on its...

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Stung by the multiple Congressional inquiries into its responses – or lack of responses – to the sexual-abuse situations in swimming, gymnastics and other...

THE BIG PICTURE: German Cartel Office relaxes IOC’s Rule 40 restrictions through 2026

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A long administrative process that began in 2017 resulted in a decision issued Wednesday (27th) that “extended” the personal advertising activities of German athletes...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics hires a new chief executive (again)

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USA Gymnastics has been targeted by the United States Olympic Committee for de-certification as the National Governing Body for the sport, but it isn’t...

LANE ONE: The USOC figured out that it has an undiscovered sponsor: the NCAA

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With all of the news about Congressional commissions and inquiries into the United States Olympic Committee, an important story appeared in the 21 January...

THE BIG PICTURE: USA Gymnastics stays on course, makes new hires

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For an organization that the United States Olympic Committee is trying to destroy, USA Gymnastics seems quite alive and even well. New USAG chair Kathryn...

LANE ONE: “Team Integrity” has its own recommendations for USOC reform; some of them...

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The introduction of a bill by Colorado Senator Cory Gardner (R) to form a Congressionally-managed committee to review the operations of the United States Olympic...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 21 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE...

LANE ONE: More projections on what the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics...

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Last Tuesday’s introduction of a bill by U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) may be the start of a process which will empanel a 16-member...

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