Larry Probst
  • The U.S. Olympic Committee board revised its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation, a nod to its disapproval of the Russian anti-gay law.

    Scott Blackmun,chief executive of the U.S. Olympic Committee, speaks with reporters during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Park City, Utah.
    LAST UPDATE : Oct 11, 2013, 2:12 PM EDT
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  • In this May 24, 2012 file photo, United States Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst, left, and Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge shake hands after signing an agreement between the IOC and the USOC at the SportAccord conference in Quebec City. Probst has been elected to the IOC, a big boost for the U.S. to regain influence on the Olympic stage. Probst made it onto the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, with 71 votes in favor and 20 against.

    The newest American member of the IOC believes there are only a few U.S. cities that could realistically contend for the 2024 Olympics.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 11, 2013, 10:32 AM EDT
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  • In this Dec. 5, 2008 file photo, U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst poses for a photo at a hotel in Costa Mesa, Calif. Probst has been elected to the IOC, a big boost for the U.S. to regain influence on the Olympic stage. Probst made it onto the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 with 71 votes in favor and 20 against.

    The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee has been elected to the IOC, a big boost for the U.S. to regain influence on the Olympic stage.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 10, 2013, 11:05 AM EDT
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