USOC seals Dick’s Sporting Goods sponsorship

The US Olympic Committee (USOC) has struck a sponsorship deal with Dick’s Sporting Goods.

The agreement will run until at least the 2016 summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Dick’s Sporting Goods will serve as the official sporting goods retail sponsor of the USOC and Team USA.

The deal will include an in-store employment programme and sporting goods equipment donations to the US Olympic training centres. Dick’s is also planning to offer sponsorships and sporting goods equipment from their stores to several Team USA athletes to help them pursue their Olympic and Paralympic dreams.

The in-store employment opportunities, under Dick’s Team USA store ambassador programne, will provide US Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls with flexible work opportunities in Dick’s stores to accommodate their training schedules.