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2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Team Closing Ceremony flag bearer selected

Following 13 days of competition, the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will conclude with the Closing Ceremony, scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. at the Olympic Sports Center Stadium.

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USOC Welcomes Boston, LA, DC & San Francisco as potential 2024 U.S. bid cities

Representatives from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., joined the leadership of the United States Olympic Committee this week in Colorado for a bid city briefing.

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Team USA Sends 94 to the 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Team

2014 YOG swimmer Courtney Mykkanen is the daughter of Olympian John Mykkanen, who at age 17 claimed silver in the men’s 400-meter freestyle at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.

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U.S. Olympic Committee announces 2013 Coaches of the Year

Past award winners include Coach Eddie Reese, Richard Quick and Tom Franke.

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USOC celebrates 21st anniversary of FLAME Program

The United States Olympic Committee today announced the 53 minority student leaders from high schools, colleges and universities across the…

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More than 1,000 Olympic Day events to take place across the United States this summer

Continuing to increase participation numbers each year since 2010, the United States Olympic Committee today announced another record-setting year for the number of Olympic Day celebrations projected to be held across the United States in 2014.

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U.S. Olympic Committee leadership press briefing set for 2:30 p.m. ET today

Leaders will be available to the media via teleconference following the meeting at 3:15 p.m. ET. (Featured image: 2013 Golden Goggles: Chuck Wielgus Executive Director of USA Swimming, Missy Franklin, Scott Blackmun (USOC CEO)

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Team USA athletes earn U.S. Olympic Committee’s May honors

Each National Governing Body may nominate one female, one male and one team per discipline. A voting panel selects the winners from the pool of nominees with online fan voting via Twitter accounting for 10 percent of the total vote.

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Twenty-five coaches graduate from International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program

The International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program today welcomed 25 members to its class of 2014 at the International Olympic Committee…

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Los Angeles Bids for 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Artist’s rendering of Olympic venues from Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games’ bid for the 2024 Olympics.

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Media accreditation process opens for 2014 Youth Olympic Games

More than 3,600 young athletes, ages 15-18, representing more than 200 National Olympic Committees are expected to compete at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, to be held August 16-28, in Nanjing, China.

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U.S. Olympic Committee leadership press briefing set for 3:15 p.m. April 8th

Courtesy of the USOC The United States Olympic Committee board of directors will meet Tuesday, April 8, in Los Angeles….

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U.S. Olympic Committee announces 2014 Best of U.S. award winners

The United States Olympic Committee today announced the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games honorees for Best of U.S.,…

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USOC leadership press briefing set for April 8 following board of directors meeting

The United States Olympic Committee board of directors will meet Tuesday, April 8, in Los Angeles. Leaders will be available to the media via teleconference following the meeting at approximately 3:15 p.m. PT.

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President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to Host U.S. Olympians at the White House

The President will congratulate the Olympians and Paralympians on their performance and thank them for representing the United States during the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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