United States Olympic Committee

U.S. Olympic Committee Chairman Larry Probst speaks with reporters during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

USOC chair would vote to amend charter

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — America’s newest member of the International Olympic Committee would vote to amend the Olympic charter to list sexual orientation as a form of discrimination. U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst, […]

10/01/2013

Los Angeles skyline with the San Gabriel Mountains in the background

LA hopes for another Olympic bid

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Board of Supervisors voted its support today for bringing the Olympic Games to Los Angeles in the summer of 2024. The board will send a letter to the United States […]

09/17/2013

President Barack Obama during his news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama rejects boycott of Olympics in Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama rejected the idea of the United States boycotting the Winter Olympics in Sochi next year despite several significant disputes with Russia. Answering questions Friday at a White House news […]

08/09/2013

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