Home Tags United States Olympic Committee

Tag: United States Olympic Committee

LANE ONE: The 39th anniversary of Jimmy Carter and the U.S. boycott of the...

For most people, 21 March is not a significant date on the annual calendar. But for more than 1,000 athletes trying to make the...

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

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...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Friday, 18 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of the week (so far) in the turbulent world of international...

THE BIG PICTURE: Colorado Senator Gardner introduces bill to review the USOC

Now we are getting serious. After all of the posturing, press releases and yelling about reform of the United States Olympic Committee, the only body...

THE BIG PICTURE: Salt Lake City selected by USOC for a future Winter Games...

The U.S. is back in the Olympic bidding business, this time for an Olympic Winter Games. At its Board of Directors meeting in San Francisco...

UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE: Blackmun referred to U.S. Justice Dept.

Former USOC chief executive Scott Blackmun faces new legal issues as a follow-up to the release of the Ropes & Gray report last week...

LANE ONE: USA Gymnastics to USOC: “We’re not dead yet”

You have to give credit to the USA Gymnastics Board of Directors. They aren’t giving up and they are not about to roll over...

LANE ONE: Walking in parallel, the IOC and USOC are reworking their power over...

Perhaps not unexpectedly, the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Committee are walking, side-by-side, down a parallel road of de-certification of a...

LANE ONE: Where once there were too few, are there now too many competitions?

Way back in 1978, the United States Olympic Committee organized the first National Sports Festival to give U.S. athletes some additional competition opportunities during...

United States Olympic Committee: More money for Paralympic bonuses, SafeSport

There was a lot of activity at the 2018 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Some of the highlights: ∙ The U.S....

THE BIG PICTURE: U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Assembly coming

The annual U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly will take place at the end of the week from 20-22 September in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Colorado...

THE BIG PICTURE: USOC chair Larry Probst announces retirement; Susanne Lyons will take over

The question whispered on the sidelines of the Larry Nassar abuse scandal: “Where is Larry Probst in all this?” was answered on Monday, when...

LANE ONE: USOC working smartly to maintain U.S. collegiate Olympic-sport programs

“These athletes aren’t saying, ‘Pay me,’ they’re saying, ‘If I could just use that little bit of prize money I got or hold it...

U.S. athletes tell Congress: Fix the “unregulated monopoly” you set up in 1978

TSX HEADLINES – for July 27, 2018: The U.S. Senate Sub-Committee hearing on "Strengthening and Empowering U.S. Amateur Athletes: Moving Forward with Solutions" last...

U.S. athletes tell Congress: Fix the “unregulated monopoly” you set up in 1978

TSX HEADLINES – for July 27, 2018: The U.S. Senate Sub-Committee hearing on "Strengthening and Empowering U.S. Amateur Athletes: Moving Forward with Solutions" last...

Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kenya most penalized by the Athletics Integrity Unit

TSX HEADLINES – for July 25, 2018: The Athletics Integrity Unit set up by the International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) made its first...

Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kenya most penalized by the Athletics Integrity Unit

TSX HEADLINES – for July 25, 2018: The Athletics Integrity Unit set up by the International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) made its first...

Tokyo and Paris sign mutual-cooperation accord, but will they really cooperate?

TSX HEADLINES – for July 13, 2018: With considerable fanfare, the chief executives of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee and Paris 2024 committee signed...

Tokyo and Paris sign mutual-cooperation accord, but will they really cooperate?

TSX HEADLINES – for July 13, 2018: With considerable fanfare, the chief executives of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee and Paris 2024 committee signed...

Memo to U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen: USOC spent 65% of its money on athletes

TSX HEADLINES – for June 8, 2018: The U.S. Senate hearing on sexual abuse and Olympic sports was notable for Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s call...

PDF Archives

Recent Posts

Click to Hide Advanced Floating Content
The Sports Examiner The goal of The Sports Examiner is to provide comprehensive, independent coverage of the Olympic Games, the events and sports that are featured within it and the greater Olympic Movement, with special focus on United States athletes and teams. In order to serve the widest-possible readership, the site is free to view. Close
However, there are costs, and we appreciate the support of our readers. Every contribution, no matter big or small, is crucial for our future and an investment in Olympic-sport coverage you won’t find elsewhere. Thanks in advance for your generosity. Contribute to The Sports Examiner