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U.S. Olympic Committee will pay price if a U.S. city lands the 2024 Olympics

...likely seek a different arrangement for a 2024 bid, as well."A lot of countries might say it's not an issue," said Jim Scherr, the CEO of the USOC when New York finished fourth in the 2012 bidding. "They know if the Olympic committee loses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-28/us-olympic-committee-wil
Olympics on the links?

...possible sport for the 1996 Olympic Games. Golf in the Atlanta Olympics, though, never happened. And according to Jim Scherr, chief executive of the United States Olympic Committee, golf is unlikely to be a sport in the 2012 Olympics, either...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/14/gol_455955.shtml
Golf
Star-studded American lineup has big potential

...opportunity for a performance that could come close to or match what the athletes achieved in Salt Lake City," says Jim Scherr, chief executive officer of the U.S. Olympic Committee. "We hope they'll be able to achieve at that level. We'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/21/oly_34480.shtml
Olympics
USOC defends its request to give back gold medals

...were won unfairly and should be returned, but he stopped short of saying the USOC would intervene. Ueberroth and CEO Jim Scherr bristled at the notion that their calls for Jones to voluntarily return her five medals after admitting doping was a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/20/oth_148623.shtml
Other sports
Final roster set for Turin

...qualify for two sports at a Winter Olympics. The Olympics begin next Friday with opening ceremonies. USOC chief executive Jim Scherr said based on history and the quality of his team, he'll feel good if the Americans can get into the low 20s in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/01/oly_51079.shtml
Olympics
U.S. athletes preparing for hostile reception in Athens

...Athens to get it done. "We think it's important to win the medal count," U.S. Olympic Committee chief executive Jim Scherr said. "It drives our efforts on a daily basis. We think it's important to know whether we've been successful or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/24/oly_405691.shtml
Olympics
USOC frowns on Americans' antics

...Beijing. "It affects how the world views our country, and how the athletes are viewed," U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Jim Scherr said Saturday. Hours after Saturday's news conference ended, Miller failed to finish in the first run of the slalom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/26/oly_59644.shtml
Olympics
Sudden change at the top raises questions for USOC

...business, ethics and legal studies department at University of Denver's Daniels College of Business. Last week, CEO Jim Scherr unexpectedly resigned and was replaced by Streeter. On Monday, leaders of America's national governing bodies (NGBs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/14/oth_514666.shtml
Other sports
USOC takes new approach by scouting its own cities

...USOC. The International Olympic Committee will pick a city in 2009. USOC chairman Peter Ueberroth, chief executive Jim Scherr and newly appointed international vice president Bob Ctvrtlik will travel to the cities and meet with leaders. The schedule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/04/oth_80119.shtml
Other sports
Nike deal with USOC more than just shoes and money

...directly with athletes to develop apparel that's pushing the bounds of being a competitive aid," USOC chief executive Jim Scherr said. "We look forward to extending that out." Nike has a sports research lab of about 30 people working in kinesiology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/oly_402089.shtml
Olympics