NBC To Compete With MLBAM In Streaming USOC, NBC Partner On Gold Map Initiative Brazil Struggling With Rio Games Preparations Sources: Mike Tirico Leaving ESPN For NBC Schwartzel Latest To Withdraw From Rio Games NBC Sports Plans Social Media Integration NBCU Set For Big Olympic Marketing Campaign NHL's Future Olympic Participation In Doubt More Sports Orgs Moving To Lausanne Oosthuizen Becomes Latest Golfer To Bypass Rio
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).