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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...
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
The IOC has issued a "mandate" to put more women in policy making positions. The IOC, which currently has seven females among its 106 members and one woman on the 11-member executive board, will "imme
John Hancock Financial Services is not new to Olympic involvement. The company was an IOC contributor for the ''94 Games in Lillehammer, and is serving as the official patron of the IOC museum in Laus
A report in CRAIN''S CHICAGO BUSINESS notes the recent success of the World Cup in Chicago, and the expected success of the Democratic Convention next year, "have Mayor Richard Daley and his advisors
The Resort Sports Network (RSN) and The Atlanta Channel (TAC) have joined to furnish Olympics-related programming to hotels throughout Atlanta and RSN''s Web site. The venture aims to provide "an insi
After meeting with top IOC officials yesterday, ACOG President Billy Payne "reported no progress" on the conflict over the city government''s Olympic marketing effort. Payne promised, however, to addr
IOC Chair Richard Pound has given ACOG President Billy Payne "less than a week to force city officials to back off a plan" to sell signs and vending licenses to rivals of Olympic sponsors, according t
NBC''s bid for the 2000 and 2002 Olympics "looks astronomical," but can "easily be a financial winner," according to Chuck Ross of INSIDE MEDIA. Sources say NBC "could bring in about" $750M for the ''