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USOC targets Washington support

Updated: September 21, 2012, 9:26 PM ET
Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- When it comes to amassing medals, money and friends around the world, leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee couldn't be happier.

Yet to bring the Olympics back to the United States, they know they'll need to keep collecting allies in Washington, too.

Speaking at the USOC's annual assembly Friday, CEO Scott Blackmun said Olympic leaders need to reach out to politicians in the nation's capital to shore up support for a possible bid for the 2024 or 2026 Olympics.

"We ...

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