USOC

  • Positive image must for US Olympic bid November 10, 2006

    California: Positive international recognition will be a prime consideration for the US Olympic Committee (USOC) before it nominates a candidate city for the 2016 Summer Games. Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago are in the running for selection and the USOC is expected to decide whether to enter the bid process...
  • Sprinter Marion Jones fails drug test August 19, 2006

    North Carolina (USA): Triple Olympic sprint champion Marion Jones has failed an initial doping test, a source familiar with the test said. The positive test of Jones's A sample occurred at the June US championships in Indianapolis, the source, who did not wish to be identified, said. US media reported the bloodboosting...