IOC Criticized For Allowing Russia To Field Team Australians Unhappy With Olympic Village USA Gymnastics Agrees To Buy Karolyi Ranch Editorials Call For Complete Russian Oly Ban Tennis Players Drop From Games Citing Zika Russia Expects Rio Decision By Sunday Nissan Creates Rio Games Face-Painting App Brazil Revising Olympics Security Measures Top Tennis Players Still Committed To Rio Wintrust Goes With Chicago-Area Olympic Campaign
IOC Criticized For Letting Russia Field Rio Team In Wake Of State-Sponsored Doping ScandalPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 16
Olympic leaders "find themselves facing questions -- if not outright criticism -- over their decision not to ban Russia " from the Rio Games, according to David Wharton of the L.A. TIMES. Reaction yesterday was "immediate with anti-doping officials and athletes from other countries expressing ...
ACOG CEO Billy Payne ran with the Olympic torch yesterday inside UGA''s Sanford Stadium. He handed it off to his old football coach, Vince Dooley (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/16)....Payne gave his final r
In the latest edition of HBO''s "Real Sports," Bryant Gumbel examined the advent of corporations assisting U.S. Olympic hopefuls with a focus on the U.S. decathlon team, sponsored by Visa since ''89.
With the Opening Ceremonies less than a week away, the city of Atlanta and its readiness for the ''96 Games continues to be the focus of national media coverage. In Houston, Mike Tolson writes, "The p
Salt Lake Organizing Committee execs said they need to clear $244M in cash from the sale of corporate sponsorships to the 2002 Winter Games and other joint marketing ventures with the USOC, according
As part of its Olympic preview, NEWSWEEK''s Frank Deford profiles NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol ("the most powerful figure ever in sports TV") and his role in signing up the Olympics for NBC throu
USOC President LeRoy Walker said one of his top concerns, when asked to give his thoughts on Atlanta entering the final week, was commercial "overkill." Walker: "Maybe it doesn''t bother everybody els
NationsBank Corp.''s plans to leverage its official sponsorship of the Atlanta Games is examined in the CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL. One effort includes spending $315,000 on advertising for billboards
For Olympic sponsors, advertising is just part of the expenditure at the Atlanta Games, reports Melanie Wells of USA TODAY. Coca-Cola has spent about $60M for TV ads, but will add $25M for hospitality
"NBA Inside Stuff" pays a visit to the Dream Team and U.S. Women''s National Team at their Disney Institute training facility in Orlando (NBA Inside Stuff)....The ''96 AAU Junior Olympic Games, being
The $5.1B economic impact of the Olympic Games on Atlanta predicted by Univ. of Georgia economist Jeffrey Humphreys "was too optimistic" according to a new estimate by economist Donald Ratajczak of Ge