USOC Gets Nearly $300M If L.A. Lands '24 Games USOC, LA 2024 Reach Marketing Agreement Revised LA 2024 Bid New Venues Added USOC Shows Diversity Hiring Stats LA 2024 Expands Olympic Venue Plans To Other Cities IOC Faces Several Issues, Including Bid Resistance Rome Drops Olympics Bid For Financial Reasons LA 2024 Releases Spot Year Out From Host City Vote Hilton Ending 11-Year USOC Sponsorship NCAA To Look At College Olympian Awards Rule
Published December 9, 1994
A member of the USOC is scheduled to tour Ft. Worth today for "preliminary evaluation" of the area's worthiness to play host to an Olympic Festival. The Dallas-Ft. Worth area is vying with Phoenix, Seattle and Richmond for one of the two Olympic Festivals held '97 and '99. The USOC is expected to announce its sites on April 9 (Simon Gonzalez, FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 12/9)....The new head of the Int'l Yacht Racing Union says he is "seriously worried" about a lack of progress with the marina for Olympic Yachting and plans to decide by the end of next week if the '96 event should be moved. But Savannah officials and ACOG officials said they were not worried (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 12/9).