Michael Phelps talking with the media

The USOPC communications division manages media inquiries for the organization, as well as U.S. teams that compete in the Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American, Parapan American and Youth Olympic Games.


The Team USA newsfeed offers an aggregate of Team USA, and USOPC/NGB organizational news.



The USOPC is responsible for supporting, entering and overseeing U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games. Visit the Games section for helpful resources on Team USA at the Games. 


The USOPC distributes a limited quota of press accreditations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games to U.S. media outlets. Accreditation allocation for the Pan American and Parapan American Games is managed directly by the organizing committee. 

Olympic & Paralympic Training Center Media Requests

Thank you for your interest in visiting one of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Centers. Please click on the above link to complete and submit a non-commercial access agreement form. Requests should be submitted at least a week prior to your requested visit date. Please allow 1-2 business days for processing requests, and note that additional time may be needed to cover insurance requirements, if applicable.

NOTICE: Given concerns over the spread and impact of the COVID-19 virus, and in effort to keep Team USA athletes and support staff healthy, we are not currently granting OPTC access to visitors, guests, media or outside personnel. Media are still encouraged to work with USOPC communications and NGB press officers to coordinate media availability and opportunities in accordance with team policies and procedures as we look for innovative ways to tell the incredible stories of Team USA athletes.


A limited selection of rights-free images are available for editorial download at Flickr. 

Getty Images also has a vast archive of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic-related images. For information on the use of images, contact:

Janey Marks
Director Olympics/Strategic Alliances
6300 Wilshire Blvd
16th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 202-4162


The USOPC maintains a video archive of past Games and other events. All video requests must be directed to the USOPC broadcasting division:

USOPC Broadcasting 
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
(719) 866-4125 


When requesting use of USOPC trademarks or terminology, please refer to the complete editorial brand usage guidelines. To obtain USOPC logos for editorial use, contact Brittany Davis