Featured Story

Hosting '26 Winter Games Would Require Calgary To Use $2B In Public Funding

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 20 / 17

The Calgary City Council yesterday learned that hosting the '26 Winter Games would require more than $2B (all figures C) in public funding and "risks running a massive operating deficit," according to a front-page piece by Annalise Klingbeil of the CALGARY HERALD. The Calgary Bid Exploration Co...

Read More

Tags: Olympics

More Stories

09/05/97
OLYMPIC STUDY KEEPS FLAME ALIVE IN SEATTLE

A feasibility study unveiled Wednesday by the WA-based Discovery Institute "offered a positive spin" as Seattle''s Olympic campaign for 2012 "begins to take shape," according to Elliott Almond of the

Tags: Olympics, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

09/04/97
WILL ITALY BRING IN THREE TENORS TO CONVINCE IOC OF BID?

On Friday, 107 voting members of the IOC will choose among Athens, Rome, Stockholm, Cape Town and Buenos Aires "for the host city for the 2004 Summer Games," according to Jere Longman of the N.Y. TIME

Tags: CBS, IOC, Olympics, Viacom

09/03/97
IOC APPROVES MARKETING AGREEMENT WITH SLOC AND USOC

The IOC approved a joint marketing agreement between the SLOC and the USOC which will generate "about" $250M in cash, "plus perhaps that much value in equipment and services" for the SLOC, according t

Tags: ATT, IOC, NBC, Olympics, USOC

09/03/97
SALT LAKE UNVEILS LOGO FOR 2002 GAMES

The SLOC unveiled its new logo for the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. The emblem, designed by S.F.-based Landor Associates and Salt Lake City-based EvansGroup features the colors of yellow, oran

Tags: Olympics

08/28/97
AFTER JOKLIK'S APPOINTMENT, MARKETING DEALS INKED

USOC and SLOC officials signed a contract "formally establishing their already operating marketing venture, Olympic Properties U.S. (OPUS)," according to Mike Gorrell of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. The SLO

Tags: IOC, Olympics, USOC

08/27/97
SLOC ELECTS JOKLIK AS CEO, OK'S SMALLER PACKAGE FOR WELCH

The SLOC for the 2002 Olympics elected Frank Joklik President & CEO, replacing Tom Welch, who resigned in July. Joklik had served as Chair of the SLOC since ''95 (SLOC). In Salt Lake, Mike Gorrell wri

Tags: Olympics

08/25/97
JOKLIK APPEARS TO BE FRONTRUNNER TO REPLACE OUSTED WELCH

SLOC Chair & Acting President Frank Joklik "apparently has more than enough support from the board to short-circuit a national search and wrap up the full-time appointment," according to Mike Gorrell

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, Olympics, USOC, Walt Disney

08/19/97
SALT LAKE YET TO SEARCH FOR LEADER OF 2002 WINTER GAMES

Nearly three weeks after Tom Welch resigned as SLOC President, Olympic organizers haven''t started the search for his permanent replacement, according to Lisa Riley Roche of the DESERET NEWS. The SLOC

Tags: Olympics

08/13/97
2004 SUMMER GAMES BIDDING NEWS: LESS THAN ONE MONTH TO GO

The "fading hopes" of Stockholm to host the 2004 Summer Games "received a devastating blow [Friday] when a bomb destroyed sections of the stadium left over from the Summer Games of 1912," according to

Tags: IOC, Olympics, Sports Illustrated

08/12/97
OLYMPIC NOTES: DAVE CHECKS OUT OF SALT LAKE RUNNING

MSG President Dave Checketts, on speculation he may head the Salt Lake 2002 Games: "I have no intention of leaving my current position, nor have I been contacted officially by anyone affiliated with t

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Olympics

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug