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U.S. Speedskating Changes Structure Of BOD, Trims Board Members05 / 20 / 13
The U.S. Speedskating BOD on Saturday "adopted a sweeping set of new bylaws, part of an ongoing transformation to turn around an organization long hampered with internal strife," according to Jared Hopkins of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The changes include reducing the size of the BOD "from 14 to 10 -- inc...
According to ACOG, "research has shown an insatiable demand for the Olympics among corporations looking to entertain preferred clients." If the research is correct, the upcoming Olympic Games in Atlan
For the first time, Atlanta Olympic organizers are turning their attention to individual donors. Individuals or small businesses who contribute as much as $50,000 to ACOG will receive at least two tic
In an interview with BRANDWEEK, GM North American Marketing and Advertising head Phil Guarascio said that the company is close on a ''96 summer Olympics sponsorhip deal, but have been unable to come u
In Atlanta, officials are blaming the "flurry of Olympic- related building and a nationwide increase in construction costs," for the shortage of funds for two state projects tied to the Olympics. The
The sale of bricks by Home Depot to be used to pave the proposed Centennial Olympic Park have not gone as well as expected, according to Home Depot top marketing exec Dick Hammill. With paving set to
AGOG will begin the process of recruiting more than 40,000 volunteers to assist in the Games. On January 17, organizers will begin statewide distribution of more than 200,000 application forms, who wi
The Coca-Cola Co. has bought 10 more parcels of property within the downtown area of Atlanta. The company is "assembling" land for its ''96 Olympic festivities. Since last spring Coca- Cola, a "major"
BellSouth''s paging subsidiary, MobileComm, will provide instant Olympic results from next year''s summer games in Atlanta. The service will provide fans and journalists covering the games with up-to-
In Atlanta, Bert Roughton notes the Top Ten tasks for ACOG at the start of the New Year: 1) Stay on schedule with the building projects. 2) Close the sponsorship deals. 3) If a surplus begins to appea
The IOC''s Evaluation Commission gave high marks yesterday to Salt Lake City and Quebec as they emerged as the front runners in the nine-city race for the 2002 Winter Games. An IOC report evaluating e