USOC to discuss possible Winter Olympics bid

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PARK CITY, Utah (AP) About the idea of the U.S. hosting a Winter Olympics: Well, it's complicated.

So says the leader of the team that brought the Summer Games back to the States - in Los Angeles for 2028.

At a news conference Tuesday, LA 2028 chairman Casey Wasserman said his team would be supportive of a bid to bring the Winter Games to the United States. The U.S. Olympic Committee is holding a media summit with winter-sports athletes in Park City, Utah, which would be a front runner if a bid for 2026 or 2030 were to go forward.

The USOC board will meet next month to discuss a possible bid.

Among the biggest challenges would be reworking details of an agreement struck recently between LA and the USOC that puts the marketing deals in the hands of LA for eight years leading up to those Olympics.

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