Access to information
Team USA athletes have rights and protections related to access to information.
National Governing Bodies, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, and the U.S. Center for SafeSport are required to make certain information – including details related to governance, finance, selection, and athlete safety – publicly available and notify constituents in a timely manner. These requirements are included in the Ted Stevens Olympic & Amateur Sports Act and the USOPC Bylaws, empowering athletes with visibility and knowledge about the administrative functions of organizations in the Movement.
Team USA athletes have rights and protections related to:
- Access to certain information that the USOPC, NGBs and the U.S. Center for SafeSport must make publicly available and be notified in a timely manner
This information is intended to simplify and support Team USA athlete education around a complex system of rights and responsibilities within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movements. Learn more about your rights as a Team USA athlete by referring to the applicable laws or governance documents.