USOC Reorganization Takes Shape

(ATR) Change coming in response to gymnastics abuse scandal. ATR Editor Ed Hula reports.


Senate Finance Committee Quizzes USOC -- Top Story Replay

(ATR) Senator Chuck Grassley wants answers about what the USOC is doing to protect athletes.

USOC Hits Back at Lopez Lawsuit

(ATR) Patrick Sandusky, USOC spokesperson, says the claims in the suit were "calculated to provoke and offend".

Well Wishes for Veteran Team USA Executive

(ATR) Team USA will be without its chief spokesperson at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics.

Several U.S. Cities Contemplating 2026 Olympic Bid

(ATR) Salt Lake City is not the only possibility for the 2026 Winter Games, say USOC officials.

Obama Farewell Salutes Power of Olympians

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic team proves any American can be President says Barack Obama.

No Discussions on 2028 for USOC

(ATR) Even as the IOC mulls changes to the Olympic bidding process, the USOC remains focused fully on 2024.

Ryan Lochte Robbed at Gunpoint in Rio

(ATR) Four United States gold medalist swimmers were robbed in a Rio de Janeiro taxi early Sunday morning.

GoFundMe Changes Olympian Campaign at Behest of USOC

(ATR) GoFundMe changes its global competition for Olympians to stay within the rules of the USOC.

ANOC Keeping Eye on Zika Virus Impact on Rio 2016

(ATR) Gunilla Lindberg tells ATR that ANOC is confident in Brazilian organizers, but will closely monitor developments.

USOC: Tokyo 2020 Host Contract Not a Model For Boston

(ATR) The USOC says the contract was drawn up prior to the adoption of Olympic Agenda 2020.

U.S. Olympic Committee statement regarding 4x100-meter disqualification

The IOC hands down its decision in stripping the USA 4x100m relay team of its silver medals from London 2012 Games.

USOC Declares Assets of Nearly $200MM

(ATR) The USOC's annual filing to the IRS shows a healthy balance sheet and six-figure compensation for top executives.

U.S. Announces Record Squad for Sochi

(ATR) Team USA will bring a record 230 athletes to the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

USOC statement regarding White House announcement

In response to the White House announcement this afternoon regarding the Presidential Delegations for the upcoming Sochi Olympic Winter Games, the United States Olympic Committee released the following statement, attributable to spokesman Patrick Sandusky:

USA Boxing President Predicts "Golden Age"

(ATR) USA Boxing President Charles Butler tells reveals to Around the Rings his plan to revitalize boxing in the United States. ATR's Nicole Bennett has the exclusive ...

News from the NOCs - Spain Centennial; Panama Warning; German Slogan for Sochi

(ATR) Spanish Olympic Committee celebrates 100th birthday ... IOC warms Panama over elections ... Germany announces motto for Sochi 2014 ... Austrian Olympic Committee reelects president ... More inside this News from the NOCs ...

USOC Releases Statement on Olympic Themes and Images in Political Advertisements

U.S. Passes on 2020 Olympic Bid; 2022 "Not on Radar"

(ATR) USOC chief communications officer Patrick Sandusky confirms to Around the Rings there will be no U.S. bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

USOC Update -- Vancouver Promotion; AT&T Continues USOC Partnership

(ATR) USOC ready to begin promotion for the Vancouver Olympics... AT&T renews... An acting communications chief for the USOC...

Changes for USOC: Communications Chief Named, Ctvrtlik Out as VP

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee names Patrick Sandusky as acting chief of communications and cuts the ties with Bob Ctvrtlik as international vice president.

Bidding for the Games - President's Advisor Takes More Active Role with Chicago 2016

(ATR) Valerie Jarrett, a close friend and senior advisor to President Barack Obama, is now eligible to be part of the Chicago 2016 delegation to Lausanne in June, thanks to an ethics waiver from the White House

Bid City Blog: Chicago Olympic Bid Notes

(ATR) Five days in Chicago shows a city with a good plan for the Games - but in need of a dose of passion. Good press operations for Chicago 2016...and the USOC works with a new team backing the bid... more from ATR Editor Ed Hula as he blogs about his visit to the 2016 Olympic bid city.

Phelps' Relationship with Chicago 2016 Unchanged

(ATR) Chicago 2016 spokesman Patrick Sandusky tells ATR that their relationship with Michael Phelps remains the same

Roland Burris' Future on Chicago 2016 Committee

(ATR) Controversial nominee for Illinois' junior U.S. Senate seat would have to resign from Olympic committee if he is seated