MEDIA ADVISORY: USOC Teleconference with 2007 SportsMan, SportsWoman, Team and Paralympian of the Year Winners The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) will host a teleconference with the 2007 SportsMan, SportsWoman, Team and Paralympian of the Year award winners Thursday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m. MOUNTAIN (4:00 p.m. EASTERN). PLEASE NOTE: AWARD WINNERS TO BE ANNOUNCED BY THE USOC VIA PRESS RELEASE AT 1:00 P.M. MOUNTAIN TIME, THURSDAY, JANUARY 17. The USOC SportsMan and SportsWoman of the Year awards have been presented annually since 1974 to the top overall male and female athlete from within the USOC member organizations. The team award was added in 1996 and the Paralympian of the Year was awarded for the first time in 2004. Winners are selected from the individual female and male Athlete of the Year and Team of the Year nominations of the National Governing Bodies for the Olympic, Pan American, Affiliated and Disabled Sports Organizations within the U.S. Olympic Movement. WHAT: Teleconference with 2007 SportsMan, SportsWoman, Team and Paralympian of the Year Award Winners WHEN: Thursday, January 17 at 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time (4:00 p.m. Eastern Time) DIAL-IN ACCESS: 1-800-311-9410; Passcode: AWARDS For more information, please contact the USOC Communications Division at (719) 866-4529.