the republic logo
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with person: Scott Blackmun
  • USOC extends CEO's contract through 2021 with option to 2024 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 8:45 pm

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - In the U.S. Olympic Committee's version of a perfect world, CEO Scott Blackmun will help the Americans bring the curtain down on the Los Angeles Olympics in 2024.

  • USOC leaders grateful to Los Angeles for 2nd chance at 2024 
    Updated: Sep-24-15 8:11 pm

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee compared the choice of Boston as a bidder for the 2024 Olympics to Seattle's choice to pass the ball at the goal line at the end of the Super Bowl last season.

  • Los Angeles mayor pitches 2024 Olympic bid to IOC president story has photos
    Updated: Sep-03-15 8:35 am

    LONDON - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti took his city's newly-launched bid for the 2024 Summer Games to IOC headquarters on Thursday, saying it's time "to bring the Olympics back home" to the United States after an absence of nearly three decades.