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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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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

02/08/96
NOTES FROM SUPER SHOW: ACOG KEEPS THE NEWS FLOWING

NationsBank, Southern Living, Buick and IBM are offering more than $1M in prizes in the Olympic Dream giveaway, which revolves around new and existing NationsBank customers and businesses who open new

Tags: Bank of America, General Motors, IBM, Olympics, Russell Athletic

02/07/96
2008 GOLD MEDAL FOOTBALL FINAL SCORE: USA 104, BELIZE 2?

Cowboys RB Emmitt Smith launched a campaign to make football as an Olympic sport. Smith says he is serious, but, according to Al Levine in this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, "the announcement seems

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, IOC, Olympics, Reebok, Time Warner

02/01/96
OLYMPIC STADIUM TO ADDRESS STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS

ACOG officials have authorized repairs on areas of structural weakness in Atlanta''s 85,000-seat Olympic stadium currently still under construction. However, the repairs should not delay the facility'

Tags: Olympics

01/31/96
OLYMPIC NOTES

USA TODAY reports USA Wrestling officials were "on the defensive" yesterday over their association with John du Pont in the face of reports of his "bizarre behavior." Du Pont is charged with the murde

Tags: Olympics

01/31/96
ACOG SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMS BEGIN TO TAKE SHAPE

AT&T: Yesterday, The company launched the AT&T Global Olympic Network, which provides global customized communications services through AT&T OneNet Service. The service will include long-distance call

Tags: ATT, Coca-Cola, IOC, Olympics

01/26/96
OLYMPIC SPONSOR PROFILES: UPS DELIVERS SPONSORSHIP EFFORTS

UPS signed on as a TOP sponsor in August of ''94 acquiring exclusive rights for int''l express letter and package delivery service for all National Olympic Committees and their teams. UPS serves more

Tags: IOC, Olympics, UPS, USOC

01/26/96
BRUNSWICK CORPORATION NAMED OFFICIAL '96 GAMES SPONSOR

The Brunswick Corporation has been named an official sponsor for the ''96 Games and will supply ACOG with nearly 200 support boats and related marine equipment for use during the Yachting and Canoe/Ka

Tags: Olympics

01/26/96
THE ATHLETE'S FOOT AND REEBOK LACE 'EM UP FOR ATLANTA GAMES

The Athlete''s Foot and Reebok announced they will open a one-of-a-kind retail concept store in Atlanta to coincide with the ''96 Games. "The Athlete''s Foot Presents Planet Reebok" will open downtown

Tags: Olympics, Reebok

01/25/96
OLYMPIC NOTES

ACOG will start phone sales of event tickets on February 10, when tickets to 13 of 14 sports and the Olympic Arts Festival may be purchased (ACOG)....SLOOC has appointed 11 people to serve on a "coord

Tags: IOC, Olympics

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