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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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U.S. Olympic Committee Recognizes 2016 Coaches Of The Year

The United States Olympic Committee today announced its annual award recipients for 2016 national coaches of the year. On the…

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Congress Approves Bill to End Olympic ‘Victory Tax’

This past Thursday, the Senate approved a bill that will put an end to the so-called Olympic “victory tax”. American…

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Katie Ledecky Wins U.S. Olympic Committee Female Athlete of the Year

Katie Ledecky earned the top honors tonight as the US Olympic Committee’s Female Athlete of the Olympic Games.

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Congress Proposes Blocking Of Olympic ‘Victory Tax’

What is the bill? The Senate passed legislation just before the beginning of the 2016 Summer Olympics to make any…

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U.S. Olympic Committee Announces Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award

Members of the Owens family will present the award to Lonnie Ali, who will deliver an acceptance speech during the Sept. 28 ceremony at Georgetown University.

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Lochte’s Attorney Says Public Should Judge USOC Sanctions

Ryan Lochte‘s attorney says he will let the public decide whether or not Lochte was treated fairly by the United…

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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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USADA Releases Statement Following Publication Of McLaren Report

In a influx of responses to the publication of the McLaren report which confirms the use of state-sponsored doping in Russia between 2010 and 2014, the United States Anti-Doping Agency has also responded.

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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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USOC Applies IOC’s Apparel & Equipment Rules to the US Olympic Trials

The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) sent out a reminder about appropriate apparel and equipment for the upcoming Olympic Trials in Omaha….

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IOC Confirms It Will Take ‘Common Sense’ Approach To Tattoos In Rio

Says the IOC, “Standing alone, the Olympic Rings are a great expression of appreciation of the Olympic Games and of the Olympic values.”

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U.S. Olympic Committee Hires director of Collegiate Partnerships

Newly created position to focus on preservation and growth of Olympic sport programs at the collegiate level.

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USOC Issues Zika Letter To Prospective Olympic Athletes

The USOC has hired two specialists to assist with understanding athlete risk concerning the Zika virus, and has also issued a memo to all prospective U.S. athletes concerning outbreak concerns.

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USOC Denies Telling Federations To Consider Not Going To Rio

“We’re taking steps to ensure that our delegation and those affiliated with Team USA are aware of the CDC’s recommendations regarding travel to Brazil,” says USOC spokesperson Patrick Sandusky.

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