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U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps is returning to competition next week in a "move that could lead" to him participating in the '16 Rio Games, according to a front-page piece by Marbella & Klingaman of the Baltimore SUN. Phelps will compete in the Arena Grand Prix, held in Mesa, Ariz., April 24-26, in...
NationsBank today is scheduled to launch its Olympic TV ad campaign, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. NationsBank Brand Dir Grant O''Neal notes the campaign is the "most concentrated TV buy we''
The 2002 Games could last a day longer under a proposal to hold the opening ceremonies on a Friday instead of a Saturday to boost weekend TV ratings, according to the DESERET NEWS. Salt Lake Olympic O
Disney officials are working hard to close a deal that would have the U.S. men''s and women''s basketball teams use Orlando as a pre-Olympic training site in mid-July, according to the ORLANDO SENTINE
Coca-Cola has unveiled a second wave of billboards in Atlanta and a torch run TV spot this week in an advertising push toward the ''96 Games, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Like their first se
General Mills has become an official sponsor of the ''96 Games and the ''96 U.S. Olympic team. The company will have the right to use the logos of both the Games and Olympic Team on packaging, promoti
ACOG officials said Friday that Visa will be the only credit card accepted for ticket purchases for the ''96 Games, "heading off a potentially embarrassing incursion" after last week disclosing that i
The IOC is "closing deals" with all 10 global sponsors of the ''96 Games to return as sponsors for the ''98 Winter and 2000 Summer Games, according to Jeff Jensen in AD AGE. In addition to the 10 glob
A record 11 cities met yesterday''s deadline to submit bids for the 2004 Summer Games. The candidates: Athens; Buenos Aires; Cape Town; Istanbul; Rio de Janeiro; Rome; San Juan; Stockholm; St. Petersb
Olympic officials have announced they will accept American Express and Mastercard for purchase of Olympic tickets by telephone, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. While Visa is trying to keep box
Nagano Winter Olympics organizers officially launched their "official supplier" program Wednesday in order to help secure sufficient funds for the ''98 Winter Games. NAOC and the JOC started the progr