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Questions On Cost Delay L.A. City Council's Vote On Potential '24 Olympic BidPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 15
Facing an "early test of support at home," L.A.'s plan for the '24 Games stalled yesterday "amid questions about potential runaway costs and the impact on neighborhoods already strangled by traffic and congestion," according to Michael Blood of the AP. The City Council "had been expected...
Atlanta officials are looking to close a loophole that allow buildings to become "huge advertising signs" during the Games, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. A federal judge last year barred the
To measure the effectiveness of its $100M Olympic advertising campaign, GM will launch a tracking effort called Marketing Initiative Tracking Service to determine if sales increase before and after th
Bloomberg Business News reports that ACOG has assembled "a $10M SWAT team" of undercover agents, trademark lawyers and PR firms to combat ambush advertisers (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 4/28)....The U.S.
Despite the fact that Sara Lee expects to sell $400M worth of licensed items through its Champion division, the company''s biggest benefit may be making non-Olympic versions of these items based on it
Problems between Atlanta organizers and the U.S. Postal Service increased last week when USOC Deputy Sec General John Krimsky accused the USPS of infringing on the upcoming Games by selling Olympic t-
The arrest of two members of a GA right-wing militia on explosives charges -- and the subsequent misreport that the Olympics were an intended target -- has the media examining the issue of security in
An ACOG release confirmed that state and federal law enforcement officials have told them that the bomb arrests made Friday have no connection to the Games (ACOG). Several media reports note the frenz
THE DAILY continues its look at USOC licensees: NATURAL ALTERNATIVES, INT''L (San Marcos, CA): Multivitamin/Mineral capsules; NATURAL ALTERNATIVES, INT''L''s INTERIOR DESIGN NUTRITIONALS (Provo, UT);
More Olympic tickets will be released for sale Saturday for 17 sports and 211 sessions, including basketball, boxing and track and field. ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 4/25)....The Visa Olympic Reunion Cente
THE DAILY continues its look at ACOP licensees: SALAMANDER (Watsonville, CA): Umbrellas and tote bags; SALEM SPORTSWEAR (Hudson, NH): Adult unlined windsuits; SCOTCHMAID (New York, NY): Sports bras, t