The United States Olympic Committee will have a communications staff in Rio to assist national and international media in its coverage of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team. Comprised of USOC staff and National Governing Body press officers, the communications team will manage the following elements for Team USA and the entire U.S. delegation:

Information Distribution
News and information regarding Team USA is posted to both and Team USA Newsfeed, with supplemental material on the USOC’s Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Google+ platforms.

The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team microsite is available at TeamUSAorg/Rio2016. The microsite features athlete biographies, sport previews, live results, historical records, competition schedules, and facts and figures about the U.S. delegation and Olympic Games.

Media Handbook
For a complete outline of USOC media services at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and a list of top Team USA storylines, refer to the Team USA Media Handbook.

For a full list of Team USA communications contacts, click here.

Interview Requests
Athlete and coach interview requests should be directed to the respective sport press officer. Interviews with USOC delegation staff can be arranged at the USOC communications office at the MPC or by contacting a member of the USOC communications team.

Official head shots (high-res, rights-free images) of the majority of U.S. athletes, taken during team processing, are available to the media at Meanwhile, action photos and additional posed shots for select athletes can be obtained through or from the sport press officers.

USA Daily
USA Daily, a daily e-newsletter that provides U.S. results and stories, and offers a preview of the following day, will be distributed each night via email. Click here to add your name to the distribution list. 

Breaking News Bureau

The USOC distributes real-time news and results relating to the U.S. delegation. All media accredited through the USOC are automatically placed on the email distribution list. To sign up for breaking news, enter the name and email address below.