Authority of the United States Olympic Committee to Send American Teams to the 1980 Summer Olympics

Headnotes: 

The Amateur Sports Act of 1978, 36 U.S.C. § 371 et seq., does not compel the United States Olympic Committee to send American teams to any Olympics.

The United States Olympic Committee may withdraw its delegation at any time before final entries are made.

The Amateur Sports Act of 1978, 36 U.S.C. § 371 et seq., does not create any substantive right in an individual athlete to participate in a particular Olympic.

Updated July 9, 2014