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Lawmaker supports USOC in Phelps flap

The U.S. Olympic Committee said it had secured the backing of the U.S. government in its fight against a Subway advertisement that shows Olympic star Michael Phelps apparently swimming to the Vancouver Winter Games. The USOC has accused Subway--which does...

By Amy Shipley  |  February 11, 2010; 4:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  U.S. Olympic Committee  
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Angela Ruggiero could join IOC athletes' commission

U.S. women's hockey player Angela Ruggiero is under consideration for one of two openings on the International Olympic Committee athletes' commission, the Colorado Springs Gazette reports. Ruggiero could help the U.S. Olympic Committee repair its overseas image and give the...

By Matthew Rennie  |  February 4, 2010; 10:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  IOC , Ice hockey , U.S. Olympic Committee , Vancouver 2010  
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USOC Official Roush Resigns

From the Associated Press: Steve Roush resigned from the U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday, leaving a post in which he played a key role in organizing logistics for American athletes at the last three games. He was the USOC's chief...

By Amy Shipley  |  January 6, 2009; 9:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Former NFL Coach to Lead USOC Coaching Clinic

From the U.S. Olympic Committee: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) will host the third annual "Building Team USA" conference Oct. 29 - 31 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Winter and summer...

By Amy Shipley  |  October 28, 2008; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Video Game Exec Named USOC Chairman

Lawrence F. Probst, who last year stepped down after 16 years as chief executive of the video gaming company that produced Madden NFL and Need for Speed, will succeed Peter Ueberroth as the U.S. Olympic Committee chairman, the USOC...

By Amy Shipley  |  October 2, 2008; 9:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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U of Delaware Hosts 28 World Coaches

In its latest attempt to reach out to the international sports community, the U.S. Olympic Committee has invited 28 coaches in 15 Olympic sports from Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania and the Americas to take part in a coaching seminar...

By Amy Shipley  |  September 19, 2008; 1:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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