Tag: international olympic committee

UVA golfer Denny McCarthy shoots 64, leads US to World Amateur Team title

UVA senior men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) got off to an amazing start during his final round at the World Amateur Team Championships to help the U.S. team win the event and defend its Eisenhower Trophy.


UVA golfer McCarthy helps US team grab lead at World Amateur Team Championship

UVA senior men’s golfer Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) shot 4-under 67 at the World Amateur Team Championships to help Team USA take the lead after 54 holes of play.


Global protests of Russian anti-LGBT laws before Sochi Olympics

All Out, the global movement for love and equality, announced a Global Speak Out to support Russian gays and lesbians and call for Olympic sponsors to speak out against Russia’s anti-gay laws before the Sochi Olympics.


President Barack Obama | Remarks on IOC decision on 2016 Olympics

Good afternoon, everybody. One of the things that I think is most valuable about sports is that you can play a great game and still not win. And so although I wish that we had come back with better news from Copenhagen, I could not be prouder of my hometown of Chicago, the volunteers who […]


President and First Lady Obama | Remarks to the IOC regarding the 2016 Olympics

MRS. OBAMA: President Rogge, ladies and gentlemen, Mesdames et Messieurs of the International Olympic Committee: I am honored to be here. I was born and raised on Chicago’s South Side, not far from where the Games would open and close. Ours was a neighborhood of working families – families with modest homes and strong values.