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LA mayor pitches 2024 Olympic bid to IOC president

...accompanied at the IOC by bid chairman Casey Wasserman and U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst and CEO Scott Blackmun.Garcetti and Probst met privately for about 30 minutes with Bach, who said following Boston's withdrawal from...
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With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...might be time to see if there is more Olympic love in Los Angeles.After the USOC and Boston cut ties on Monday, CEO Scott Blackmun said the federation still wants to try to host the 2024 Games. The USOC has until Sept. 15 to officially name its...
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USOC hopeful LA will bid for 2024 Games

...L.A. its candidate to try to bring the games back to U.S. soil for the first time in a generation.USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said he hoped the decision would be official by the end of the month. The International Olympic Committee's deadline...
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Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

...conduct themselves responsibly in and out of the pool."The U.S. Olympic Committee had a similar reaction. CEO Scott Blackmun said the organization was "surprised" by Phelps' arrest and "disappointed on a number of fronts."Phelps was...
Jacques Rogge to meet with wrestling leader

...opposition to the history of the Olympic Games and of sports in general."On Tuesday, U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun questioned the IOC decision "given the history and tradition of wrestling, and its popularity and universality...
Follow Juneau's Tompkins on NBC, Universal Sports

...connected to all the action in Vancouver and follow the accomplishments of Paralympians from throughout the world," said Scott Blackmun, U.S. Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer. The Paralympic Winter Games is an elite sporting event for accomplished...
Body slam for wrestling: Sport cut from Olympics

...American stars as Gardner, Bruce Baumgartner, Jeff Blatnick and Jordan Burroughs.U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun also expressed surprise at the IOC decision, citing "the history and tradition of wrestling, and its popularity...


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