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3 years 1 month ago

Olympic welcome

The Olympic Rings now greet drivers as they enter the City of Colorado Springs on I-25. A local non-profit group called the Partnership for Community Design paid to have the new logos added to the signs on both the north and south entrances of the city. The signs declare...

3 years 2 months ago

State Games' 5K has winners

It's the last day for the State Games and the winners for the 5K have already been named. We had a chance to catch up with one 10-year-old runner who was running her first 5K. Her recommendation to other who want to run, but haven't mustered up enough confidence...

3 years 2 months ago

State Games enter final day

Today kicks off one last day of friendly competition before the 2011 State Games come to an end in Colorado Springs. This year was the first year the games spanned two consecutive weekends allowing for six days of competitive play. Over twenty games will be played today ranging...

3 years 3 months ago

Compete like an Olympian

The Rocky Mountain State Games turn ten this year. The six-day competition, which this year, takes place over the course of a two-weekend period, features thirty-four different types of sports. When it comes to economic impact, Mike Moran, Colorado Springs Sports Corporation senior media consultant, says, "This is a...

3 years 10 months ago

USOC to host national coaching conference

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) announced Monday that the 2011 National Coaching Conference will take place in Colorado Springs, Colo., from June 22-25, 2011. Coaches, coach educators and sport science professionals from around the country will gather at the Antlers Hilton hotel in downtown Colorado Springs...

4 years 1 month ago

USOC won't create central list of banned coaches

The U.S. Olympic Committee will "encourage" but not require sports' national governing bodies to adopt standardized policies to prevent abuse. CEO Scott Blackmun said Tuesday that the USOC would not set up a centralized database of banned coaches to prevent violators from jumping from sport to sport, because smaller...

4 years 4 months ago

USOC inks $24 million sponsorship deal

The Colorado Springs-based U.S. Olympic Committee has reached an agreement on a sponsorship deal with BMW worth about $24 million. The contract will run through the 2016 Games -- and the USOC will receive cash. The Sports Business Journal first reported the contract Monday, which was verified by the Associated...

4 years 5 months ago

USOC pays stunning salaries to two CEOs

Stephanie Streeter made nearly $1 million as acting CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee in 2009, according to tax reports filed by the federation Monday. The annual report recorded Streeter's compensation at $1.006 million, which included $960,000 in salary and bonuses and $46,000 in benefits. The man she...

4 years 7 months ago

USOC offering dozens of internships

If you're looking to change careers or you're a college student seeking direction--the U.S. Olympic Committee currently has more than two dozen internships available at its Colorado Springs headquarters. The internships cover a wide range of careers--from journalism and marketing to sports administration and sports medicine. Click here...

4 years 7 months ago

Job of the Day: Benefit Administrator USOC

The United States Olympic Committee is seeking a Benefit Administrator at its Colorado Springs headquarters. This employee will be responsible for all benefit administration for the USOC including answering benefits questions, serving as a liaison between vendors and employees, organizing benefit mailings, open enrollment, entering benefits data and updates,...

4 years 9 months ago

USOC to tab Blackmun as new CEO

Two people familiar with the decision say the U.S. Olympic Committee has turned to Scott Blackmun, a former interim leader for the organization, to become its third chief executive officer in the past 10 months. The two people say Blackmun will be announced as the new CEO on Wednesday. They...

4 years 11 months ago

Attack of the killer ice!

Watch for falling ice. Seriously! The new USOC building at Tejon and Colorado in downtown Colorado Springs has a sloping roof. Apparently, architects thought it would be attractive. Also apparent--no one thought about gutters. Now that the weekend snowfall is melting, chunks of ice are raining down of...

5 years 1 month ago

Administrative Assistant - USOC

Provides executive level support to the Chief of Sport Performance including, but not limited to: Management of Chief's calendar, travel arrangements, contracts and correspondence and coordinate divisional staff calendar. If requested, attend meetings with Chief, take minutes and follow up on action items with appropriate staff. $32,700-$49,000 Administrative...

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