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02/21/96
IOC GIVES ACOG HIGH MARKS FOR SUMMER GAMES PREPARATION

ACOG got the "highest marks possible" from the IOC''s oversight group Tuesday after two days of reports on the final months of preparations for the Games, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. IOC Co

Tags: IOC, Olympics

02/21/96
BASEBALL COULD STRIKE OUT AFTER ATLANTA

Baseball could be out of the Olympics after this summer if the IOC can''t find a way to have MLB players participate in the Sydney Games in 2000, according to the BOSTON GLOBE. USA Baseball Head Dick

Tags: IOC, MLB, Olympics

02/20/96
RULES ARE RULES: USOC GIVES PRELIMINARY OK TO NEW STANDARDS

At a closed-door meeting, the USOC gave preliminary approval Sunday to a revised code of conduct and a no-notice drug testing program, according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. USOC President Dr. LeRoy Walker s

Tags: Olympics, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Reebok, USOC

02/16/96
USOC'S WALKER DROPS CONFLICT OF INTEREST ISSUE OVER HYBL

USOC President LeRoy Walker has "dropped the organization''s conflict-of-interest issue" regarding the selection of a new President. The matter will not be on the Executive Board''s agenda this weeken

Tags: Olympics, USOC

02/15/96
OLYMPIC NOTES: CANADIAN TV LINES UP SPONSORS

The CBC has lined up six full sponsors for the broadcasts of the Atlanta Games -- McDonald''s, IBM, Royal Bank, UPS and Kodak. Rona, a home-improvement chain in Quebec, will sponsor Radio- Canada only

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., DaimlerChrysler, Eastman Kodak, IBM, McDonalds, Olympics, UPS, Visa

02/15/96
USOC'S SHARE OF 2002 GAMES' MARKETING MONEY UP IN THE AIR

The USOC''s share of money expected from marketing the 2002 Games "apparently isn''t going to be settled" before an IOC- imposed March deadline, according to the DESERET NEWS. The SLOOC/USOC joint mar

Tags: IOC, NBC, Olympics, USOC

02/14/96
OBTAINING OLYMPIC TICKETS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART

Phone sales of Olympic tickets, which began Saturday, are "well ahead of projections," according to ACOG Dir of Ticket Sales Jack Tyson. However, the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION reports, "countless more" cou

Tags: Olympics

02/13/96
UNIQUE THREE-COUNTRY BID FOR 2006 WINTER GAMES

Austria, Italy and Slovenia are making an "unprecedented" bid to host the 2006 Winter Games. The plan is to combine efforts of border towns -- Arnoldstein, Austria, Tarvisio, Italy, and Kranjska Gora,

Tags: Olympics

02/08/96
SALT LAKE LOOKS TO SIGN HOST BROADCASTER TO SHOW 2002 GAMES

Salt Lake Olympic organizers are taking bids for a "host broadcaster" to provide TV and radio coverage as required by the IOC for the network rightsholders. The host broadcaster must provide networks

Tags: IOC, Olympics

02/08/96
OTHER OLYMPIC NEWS & NOTES

Some Super Show exhibitors sued by USOC officials for displaying false Olympic merchandise say the crackdown is harassment. Naveed Azam, VP of Assac Industries, a Pakistani company, says he had no ide

Tags: IMG, Olympics, USOC

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