US OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

  • Lance Armstrong returns Sydney Olympic medal to officials September 13, 2013

    Disgraced retired cyclist Lance Armstrong has returned his 2000 Olympic medal to the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) nine months after he was stripped of it, USOC officials said on Thursday. "I can confirm that the United States Olympic Committee has received the bronze medal awarded to Lance Armstrong at the...
  • Los Angeles pursues 2024 Olympics March 9, 2013

    Los Angeles: Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wrote a letter expressing "enthusiastic interest" in bidding for the 2024 Olympics, the US Olympic Committee (USOC) revealed. Los Angeles, the host city of 1932 and 1984 Games, wants to bring the Olympics back to southern California, reports Xinhua. The USOC is deciding whether...
  • Opening Ceremony London 2012: US may dip flag July 27, 2012

    London: The United States may break with a controversial tradition and dip its flag to Britain's leaders at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, US Olympic Committee (USOC) CEO Scott Blackmun said on Thursday. "We've talked a little bit about that and you never know what is going to happen,"...