Casey Wasserman Talks LA 2024 Bid USA Basketball Will Stay In Colorado Springs Olympic Business Partners Not Worried Over NHL Fehr: Olympic Dispute Could Cloud CBA Negotiations Bettman Doubles Down On NHL Not Going To Korea NHL Players Speak Out On Olympics LA 2024 Facebook Page Gets Surge In "Likes" NHL Will Not Participate In '18 PyeongChang Games LA 2024 Offers Marketing Experts For Bid Wasserman Argues L.A. Must Get '24 Games
Upcoming Conferences and Events
May 31 - Jun 1
DISNEY'S SPORTS COMPLEX MAY BE RUSHED FOR OLYMPIC OPENING
Published October 25, 1994
Walt Disney World in Orlando "hopes to break ground early next year on a new sports complex that may be able to host world- class athletes training" for the '96 Games. However the complex is scheduled to be finished in January, 1997, "with a primary goal of attracting a major-league baseball team for spring training." Disney publicist John Story: "Sports is a multi- billion-dollar business and we're just trying to get a small piece of that." The new facility would be for "serious and recreational athletes" and would host 160 events a year from fencing to basketball, track and tennis. The Amateur Athletic Union voted earlier this year to move its offices and some events to Disney World next year (Rosen & Drape, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/23).