POSTED: Sunday August 16th 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Statement by Larry Probst, Chairman, United States Olympic Committee

USOC has strong commitment to work with IOC

 

“[Yesterday] IOC President Jacques Rogge and I met in Berlin to discuss a number of matters of importance to the Olympic Movement, but primarily the US Olympic Network. 

The meeting was productive and positive and was an opportunity for me to underscore the USOC’s commitment to working together with him and the IOC.

 

We recognized the necessity and importance of finding new ways to grow and develop the Olympic Movement, especially amongst youth. 

 

I took the opportunity to stress our commitment to being good partners with the IOC and assured President Rogge that we will secure the full support and cooperation of the IOC before we move forward with the Olympic Network.  In order to facilitate a productive dialogue, the USOC has decided to delay further development of the Network until we have resolved all issues of concern to the IOC. 

 

President Rogge and I agreed to meet again soon and to continue these constructive and mutually beneficial discussions.” 

 

For more information, please contact the USOC Communications Division at 719.866.4805

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