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USOC Endorses Romney for President

Probst says candidate would boost Oly bid

United States Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst has endorsed Mitt Romney for president, saying that the former Massachusetts governor and Salt Lake City Olympics organizer would be more likely to support a future American bid to host the Olympic Games. "If Mitt was elected President it would be a positive thing for the USOC and a potential future Olympic bid," he said. A sponsorship disagreement with the International Olympic Committee has kept the USOC, a private organization, from participating in an Olympic bid since 2009.

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