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L.A. officials are "stepping up their efforts" to host the '24 Olympics and "overcome perceived obstacles" that could keep the IOC from looking elsewhere, according to Rick Orlov of the L.A. DAILY NEWS. The city "plans to submit its bid" to the USOC for the '24 Games in September. The USOC "will the...
Argentinean President Carlos Menem yesterday submitted a bid for Buenos Aires to host the 2004 Summer Games. Spain''s Seville is expected to make their presentation today; Cape Town, South Africa, wil
More on yesterday''s IOC-NBC announcement that the network has purchased rights for the 2004, 2006 and 2008 Olympic Games for a total of $2.3B. DESTINATIONS UNKNOWN: IOC VP Dick Pound said NBC will ha
ACOG announced yesterday that Textron Inc., one of the nation''s largest multi-industry companies, has been named an official sponsor of the ''96 Games. Several of the company''s aircraft and industri
Panasonic is launching a $10M global TV ad campaign in April touting its IOC "TOP" sponsorship. The first spot is tailored to feature athletes and national anthems from the 40 countries that will air
Olympic organizers and Atlanta officials are in the process of "fine tuning" determinations on how, and how much, the city will be repaid for helping stage the Games, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITU
A USOC panel approved a recommendation yesterday dealing with conflict of interest questions involving members of the committee charged with selecting the USOC''s next President. The committee wouldn'
ACOG yesterday received approval from the IOC to "forgo the traditional release of white pigeons in favor of an unspecified alternative," according to Pousner & Turner of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The
The reluctance of Japanese businesses to engage in open bidding "seems to stand in the way of cash-pinched organizers of the Nagano Winter Olympics in their efforts to raise more sponsorship money at
Nagano organizers confirmed yesterday that snowboarding will debut as an Olympic medal sport in ''98. But the "financially strapped" NAOC wants the International Ski Federation and IOC to help cover t
For the ''96 Games, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is offering an "imposing" array of sponsorship programs, according to INSIDE MEDIA. There will be nine packages aimed at national advertisers and a