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Brazilian authorities "unveiled an infrastructure budget" of US$10.76B for the '16 Rio Games, which is 25% "more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time," according to Pedro Fonseca of REUTERS. The budget "covers 27 projects in urban development and public...
"With just 10 more deals in the works, the push to round up companies for licensed products is over," according to Sheila Poole of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. ACOG officials announced Tuesday that appro
ACOG CEO Billy Payne has said he plans to "reduce" the number of volunteers and staff needed to stage the Games, as he and other Atlanta officials look for ways to meet their $1.58B budget, according
The city of Orlando agreed in writing Monday to set aside $3M to cover any potential losses from hosting Olympic soccer matches at the Florida Citrus Bowl. The agreement appears to end a "long-running
The U.S. Olympic Congress runs through Saturday and will have more than 1,400 participants from sports corporations, marketing firms, conventions and visitors bureaus, official Olympic sponsors and li
Buick plans to launch the "first and possibly only sedan" that GM will offer bearing the Olympic logo, according to BRANDWEEK. The Olympic Regal will cost about $20,000 and will include golden Olympic
Swatch plans to "leverage" its $40M sponsorship of the Atlanta Games with two promotions, according to the latest issue of BRANDWEEK. The two promotions will be a sweepstakes and "gift-with-purchase"
Weiden & Kennedy is "spearheading" advertising for Coca- Cola''s ''96 Olympics sponsorship with a "massive" campaign touting both "Coca-Cola''s hometown of Atlanta and its longtime relationship with t
The USOC "has not fulfilled its mandate," according to a study by the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The report reveals inadequacies on the part of the U.S. Olympic governing body to satisfy its responsibility
After a "stern warning" from top IOC officials, ACOG Exec Dir Billy Payne met Friday with Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell to discuss the city''s marketing contract with Munson Steed, according to the ATLA
Reebok has been named as a Supplier and an Official Licensee of the ''96 Atlanta Games. As Supplier, Reebok will provide footwear to the ''96 U.S. Olympic Team and officials, as well as employees and