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USOC Chair Larry Probst yesterday gave "the strongest indication yet" that the U.S. will put forth a bid city for the '24 Summer Olympics, according to Eddie Pells of the AP. Probst said after the USOC BOD meeting, "It is our intention to bid. ... A lot of things have to fall into pla...
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
SYDNEY 2000: A delegation from Sydney 2000 is taking a crash course with ACOG officials in Atlanta. While almost 70% of Sydney''s proposed venues are built or under construction, they face "enormous h
Negotiations between Japanese broadcasters and ACOG for exclusive broadcast rights in Japan for the ''96 Games have been an "uphill battle." While AGOG is asking the Japanese to pay "some three times
IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch said Saturday that organizers of the Olympic Games in Atlanta "should stick with tradition and end the Games with the epic event" -- the men''s marathon. Samaranch