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ON SECOND THOUGHT, BETTER NOT BRING THAT AMEX

ACOG officials said Friday that Visa will be the only credit card accepted for ticket purchases for the ''96 Games, "heading off a potentially embarrassing incursion" after last week disclosing that i

Tags: American Express, Olympics, Visa

01/16/96
IOC WORKING ON GLOBAL SPONSORSHIPS FOR '98, 2000 GAMES

The IOC is "closing deals" with all 10 global sponsors of the ''96 Games to return as sponsors for the ''98 Winter and 2000 Summer Games, according to Jeff Jensen in AD AGE. In addition to the 10 glob

Tags: Coca-Cola, Eastman Kodak, IBM, IOC, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, McDonalds, Motorola, Olympics, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, UPS, Visa, Xerox

01/11/96
OLYMPIC NEWS AND NOTES

A record 11 cities met yesterday''s deadline to submit bids for the 2004 Summer Games. The candidates: Athens; Buenos Aires; Cape Town; Istanbul; Rio de Janeiro; Rome; San Juan; Stockholm; St. Petersb

Tags: IOC, Olympics

01/10/96
EVEN IN ATLANTA, DON'T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT IT

Olympic officials have announced they will accept American Express and Mastercard for purchase of Olympic tickets by telephone, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. While Visa is trying to keep box

Tags: American Express, MasterCard, Olympics, Visa

01/10/96
NAOC LAUNCHES NEW SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM FOR '98 GAMES

Nagano Winter Olympics organizers officially launched their "official supplier" program Wednesday in order to help secure sufficient funds for the ''98 Winter Games. NAOC and the JOC started the progr

Tags: Olympics

01/05/96
HOUSE OF PAYNE: ACOG CEO PROFILED IN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

ACOG CEO Billy Payne is the subject of a cover story in this week''s SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. Donald Katz examines Payne''s efforts to impress the IOC into awarding Atlanta the ''96 Games and his efforts t

Tags: IOC, Olympics, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

01/05/96
OLYMPIC NOTES: ATLANTA GAMES COULD COST STATE OF GEORGIA

North Korea''s acceptance of the invitation to participate in the ''96 Games has ensured a historic 100% participation turnout ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 1/4)....GA Gov. Zell Miller has urged legislators t

Tags: IOC, McDonalds, Olympics, Sports Illustrated, USOC

12/22/95
MURDOCH MAY YET FIND HIS WAY INTO THE OLYMPICS

Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. "has intensified" efforts to gain the European broadcast rights to the 2000 Sydney Games by forming an alliance with the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games

Tags: IOC, News Corp./Fox, Olympics

12/21/95
USOC ETHICS DEBATE NOT OVER AS MEMBERS REFUSE TO RESIGN

Two members of the USOC''s nominating committee "are resisting an ethics panel''s recommendation that they resign," according to Dodd & Allen of USA TODAY. On Tuesday, the USOC Ethics Oversight Commit

Tags: Olympics, USOC

12/21/95
TALKS FOR HOME-GROWN NAGANO RIGHTS END IN FAILURE

The second round of talks between Japanese TV broadcasters and the IOC ended in failure Thursday after the chief negotiator of the Japanese consortium said the "gap between the two sides is too big to

Tags: IOC, Olympics

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