Scott Blackmun

USOC Hires Golf Exec Sarah Hirschland As New CEO

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has named Sarah Hirschland as its new CEO. Hirschland was previously the chief commercial officer for the United States Golf Association.

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USOC Hires Former FBI Employee As Senior Director of Athlete Safety

Facing criticism and lawsuits over its role in the growing sex abuse scandal within organized sport, the U.S. Olympic Committee has named former FBI human resources executive Wendy Guthrie as its senior director of athlete safety.

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USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey To Testify For Congress On Sex Abuse In Sport

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey is one of several sports executives scheduled to testify for Congress about sexual abuse in Olympic sports, USA Today reports.

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“Knock it Down.” Sally Jenkins Says the USOC Needs to Start Over

The USOC no longer benefits our athletes, and there’s only one way to fix it. In the words of Sally Jenkins, “Knock. It. Down.”

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Integrity Committee Criticizes Blackmun, Potential Successor Probst

The Committee to Restore Integrity released a response to the resignation of USOC chief Scott Blackmun, saying Blackmun “intentionally blocked athletes from…

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USOC CEO Scott Blackmun Resigns

USOC CEO Scott Blackmun resigned Wednesday, citing health concerns.

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IOC Suspends Russia From 2018 Winter Olympics

As more and more evidence piles up to support a state-sponsored doping program within the nation of Russia, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially suspended the Russian Olympic Committee from the 2018 Winter Olympics while creating a strict process for allowing clean Russian athletes to compete under the Olympic banner.

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USOC Announces Formation Of Collegiate Advisory Council

The United States Olympic Committee today announced the formation of a Collegiate Advisory Council to guide and strengthen Olympic sport programming at the collegiate level.

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Tokyo American Club Named Location Of USA House At 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The United States Olympic Committee and Tokyo American Club today announced that the private facility, located in central Tokyo neighborhood…

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USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus Dies at 67

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus has died after complications from colon cancer, with which he has battled in multiple…

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USOC Gives Statement on Lochte Incident; Bentz & Conger Have Left Rio

According to the United States Olympic Committee’s official statement released at 11:19 Brazil time on Thursday night, the Rio authorities have released Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger’s passports, and the two have left the country.

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USOC Releases Statement “The Current Anti-Doping System Is Broken”

Following the publication of the McLaren report and a conference held by Richard McLaren that proves the use of state-sponsored doping in Russia, the United States Olympic Committee released a statement.

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Missy Franklin stars on “Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport” (Video)

Olympic champion Missy Franklin starred on a Universal Sports television program last night called “Beyond the Medals – The Business of Sport.”

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USOC concerned about cuts to NCAA non-revenue sports, per Yahoo

Shortly after the exciting, action-packed conclusions to the men’s and women’s NCAA swimming & diving seasons, college swimming fans got some sobering commentary from Yahoo Sports and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC).

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U.S. Olympic Committee creates U.S. Center for Safe Sport Advisory Council

The United States Olympic Committee today announced the formation of an independent advisory council to guide the launch of the…

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