USOPC asked for $200 million in the coronavirus stimulus bill to `sustain American athletes`

As desperate pleas from lobbyists for restaurants, hotels, airlines and other major industries that employ tens of millions of Americans inundated congressional offices last weekend, a request for a $200 million chunk of the coronavirus relief package came from a sports organization that has proudly operated for decades without federal support: the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee.
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Subjects: sport politics politics sports federation NOC USA finances state
Notations: sport history and sport politics
Tagging: Coronavirus
Published in: Washington Post
Published: 2020
Issue: 26.3.2020
Document types: article
Language: English
Level: basic