ROCOG Hints At Sabotage By Village Workers HBO's 'Real Sports' Looks At IOC NBC's Request To Alter Parade Order Denied ROCOG Admits To Rushing Village Completion Rio Expected To Run 43% Over Budget Athletes Village Yet To Pass Safety Tests Russia Reportedly Offered Deal To IOC IOC Criticized For Allowing Russia To Field Team Australians Unhappy With Olympic Village USA Gymnastics Agrees To Buy Karolyi Ranch
Published March 14, 1996
A survey by Georgia State Univ. shows, while 300,000 Atlanta residents are willing to rent their homes, only about 10,000 will find takers (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/13). ....Seats are still available for 143 sessions in 10 Olympic sports, but events such as swimming, diving, gymnastics, boxing, men's basketball, and track are sold out (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/12)...."Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune" are profiled for their role as ACOG sponsors (ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, 3/18 issue)....Delta is offering discounted tickets during the Games to entice customers to leave the Atlanta area ("NBC Nightly News," 3/13)....The National Weather Service is predicting "hotter-than-normal" temperatures in Atlanta in July (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/12).