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Olympic Golf To Be Without Top-Ranked Player As Jason Day Cites Zika For WithdrawalPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 28 / 16
Jason Day, the top-ranked golfer in the world, has "joined the exodus of top level golfers by pulling out" of the Rio Games due to concerns of the Zika virus, according to Ben Everill of the Melbourne AGE. Day had "long spoken of the desire to compete for Olympic gold" during golf's return to the Ol...
Anita DeFranz, one of the two U.S. members on the IOC, has "become one of the Olympic movement''s more influential members," according to a front page WALL STREET JOURNAL piece by Emory Thompson. DeFr
In the wake of Andrew Young calling Olympic trinkets "junk," the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION NOTES execs at Sare Lee''s Champion "aren''t any more reverential" as they refer to their Sara Lee Olympic Partner
MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr will be nominated for a position on the USOC''s Board of Directors this week and is expected to be elected in October. He will be nominated as a public sector member and is a "
With Opening Ceremonies just over three weeks away, ACOG President Billy Payne "declared yesterday his finances ''sound,'' his security plans in place, his volunteer force identified -- and traffic hi
Nagano ''98 organizers will conduct a p.r. campaign to promote the Winter Games in Atlanta. Traditional Japanese "taiko" drums will be played twice at the Olympic Village as part of a cultural program
More than 100 athletes and spectators needed medical help for heat-related illnesses during the U.S. Track and Field Trials, according to ACOG. But ACOG''s Dr. John Cantwell believes that during the G
Current USOC VP Michael Lenard has been nominated by 15 organizations represented on the USOC Board to become USOC President from ''97-2000. He has accepted the nomination and will be on the ballot op
Delta Air Lines next month may offer NBC''s live Olympics coverage on one of its jets, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Delta VP/In-Flight Service Jenny Poole told Delta''s internal employee new
Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell''s office and the state Division of Public Health are coordinating 16 public and private agencies to provide water stations and other heat assistance in "heavy pedestrian a
The CBC''s coverage of the Games is profiled in the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The public broadcaster says it has "recovered" all of the C$20.75M paid for Canadian TV rights from ad sales (GLOBE & MAIL, 6/