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

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-07-28/us-olympic-committee-wil
USOC trims list of cities for 2024 Olympic bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee pared its list of possible hosts for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday and expects to use the next seven months to decide whether to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-06-10/usoc-trims-list-cities-2
NBC extends Olympic deal through 2032 for $7.75 billion

NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 on Wednesday in a record six-games agreement worth $7.75 billion, a surprise deal that shuts out rival American networks and provides further long-term financial security to the IOC.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-05-07/nbc-extends-olympic-deal
Committee named to find Bud Selig's successor

...it recommended Arnold Weber, then the Northwestern University president, and Harvey Schiller, then with the U.S. Olympic Committee. But owners suspended the search in January 1994 after saying the committee looked at 382 candidates.Another...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-15/committee-named-find-bud
New IOC President Thomas Bach is moving fast

LONDON - Setting out the Olympic priorities for his new administration, IOC President Thomas Bach convened a summit of sports leaders Sunday to review the fight against doping, match-fixing and illegal betting.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-11-03/new-ioc-president-thomas
Ledecky honored by USOC

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Olympic champion swimmer Katie Ledecky has won the U.S. Olympic Committee's SportsWoman of the Year award.The award was announced Thursday. It will be presented on Oct. 29 in New York.The 16-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-10-24/ledecky-honored-usoc
U.S. Olympic Committee adds sexual orientation to policy

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The U.S. Olympic Committee board revised its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation, a nod to its disapproval of the Russian anti-gay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-10-11/us-olympic-committee-add
Skiier Ted Ligety's not backing down

...to tone down his comments?"I think I've been told I can speak freely," he said.So, he has.At the U.S. Olympic Committee summit last week in Park City, Utah, his hometown, Ligety said: "Part of the problem with FIS trying to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-10-08/skiier-ted-ligetys-n
American sliding takes step forward after strong Olympics

After the show the U.S. bobsled, skeleton and luge teams put on at the Sanki Sliding Center - taking home seven medals, the most of any nation - the Americans are excited to see what's next.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-24/american-sliding-takes-s
US officials defend Sochi Olympic performance despite medal failures

SOCHI, Russia - The speedskaters flopped, and the hockey team was blanked when it mattered most. If it wasn't for some brand new sports, the medal count would be paltry.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-23/us-officials-defend-soch