Getty Images Remains Official Photographer of USOC

By Community | February 8, 2013

sale ed "sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; color: black; mso-ansi-language: EN-US;”>Getty Images, purchase Inc., order have announced it has renewed its agreement to serve exclusively as the Official Photographer of the United States Olympic Committee.

Committed to providing complete coverage, Getty Images will continue to cover Team USA athletes as they prepare, train and compete at the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, and at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Through the terms of the agreement, Getty Images will have the commercial rights for the licensing of U.S. Olympic photography to sponsors and licensees of the USOC.

“We are honored to renew our partnership with the USOC and are excited to capture many more iconic moments of these world-class athletes as they prepare for and compete at the 2014 and 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games,” said Janey Marks, Director of Olympic Programs and Strategic Alliances for Getty.

“With an elite roster of award-winning photographers and an unrivalled heritage of capturing the Olympic Games, we look forward to building on a proud history of service and iconic images as the official Photographic Agency of the USOC.”

In addition to the relationship with the USOC, Getty Images serves as the Official Photography Agency of the International Olympic Committee.  Its archive contains some of the most notable Olympic photographs dating from the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens to the most recent 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games  in London.

”The USOC is excited to continue its relationship with Getty Images,” said Peter Zeytoonjian, managing director of consumer products, USOC.

“For 25 years, Getty Images has provided elite photographic coverage of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic sport and helped tell the stories of our Olympic and Paralympic heroes. We look forward to the moments Getty Images will capture in the future.”