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Steve Penny Steps Down As USA Gymnastics President; Could Total Overhaul Be Coming?Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 17 / 17
USA Gymnastics President & CEO Steve Penny resigned on Thursday, one week after the USOC pressured the NGB to act amid growing criticism of Penny’s response to a sex abuse scandal. USAG Chair Paul Parilla said, “We have accepted Steve’s resignation and want to thank him for his...
VA-based Mobil Corp. has agreed to donate $500,000 over three years to the Exploratory Committee of Greater Washington to help bring the Olympic Games to Washington, DC, according to Elissa Leibowitz
The Home Depot officially reaffirmed its membership in the Olympic movement Thursday with a $50M commitment, over eight years, of cash, products and jobs, according to Mike Gorrell of the SALT LAKE TR
The Home Depot announced its sponsorship of the U.S. and Canadian Olympic and Paralympic teams through 2004 and its sponsorship of the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. The agreements include cash
Seiko Corp. has reached an agreement with the SLOC and the USOC for a sponsorship and licensing partnership covering the next five years leading up to and including the 2002 Olympic Winter Games (Seik
President Clinton "shocked" Utah''s congressional delegation and SLOC officials Monday when he vetoed a $12.7M appropriation to the U.S. Army Reserves, part of which would have been used for a new stu
IMG will open an office in Salt Lake City this month "to service corporate clients sponsoring the 2002 Winter Olympics," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. The move is the latest in a "series of aggr
Robert Garff was appointed Chair of the 35 member Board of Trustees of the SLOC, succeeding Frank Joklik who was elected President & CEO of SLOC in August. Garff has been serving as chair of the Salt
SLOC President Frank Joklik told a UT legislative committee that he''s "committed to repairing the damage done to the image of the 2002 Winter Games," according to Lisa Riley Roche of the DESERET NEWS
Gianna Angelopoulos, who last month became the first woman to lead a city''s successful bid to host the Olympics when Athens was awarded the 2004 Games, said that she "has no intentions" of becoming C
In Utah, State Olympic Coordinator Tom Hardy "quit his job" on Friday before he ever started, indicating that the "prospects of working closely" with an SLOC led by CEO Frank Joklik "does not appeal"