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Beijing Outlasts Strong Almaty Presentation, Wins Hosting Rights For '22 GamesPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 15
Beijing on Friday was named the host of the '22 Games, setting up the Chinese capital to "become the first city in history to stage both the Summer and Winter Games," according to Sam Borden of the N.Y. TIMES. Members of the IOC "voted in favor of Beijing over its lone competitor, Almaty, Kazakhstan...
This year, shares of Olympic TV and marketing revenues will be divided based on TV ratings, meaning track and field will get the most -- nearly $9M of the $87M (John Powers, BOSTON GLOBE, 3/31)....IAA
General Mills will launch a $100M Olympics-related marketing push for several of its brands this spring, according to AD AGE. This month, a new limited-edition TEAM USA Cheerios will hit stores, suppo
After failing to attract Olympic sponsors, ''96 Expo has signed Samsung -- not ACOG sponsor Panasonic -- as title sponsor. The event, to be known as Samsung ''96 Expo, will be staged all summer over s
BellSouth Corp. next month will launch a 15-city tour showcasing Olympic athletes and BellSouth communications technologies, according to ADVERTISING AGE. The exhibit features a walk-through trailer w
THE DAILY continues to look at ACOP retail licensees: DISCUSS SPORTS, INC. (CA): CD ROM containing Games schedule and information on Atlanta; DREW PEARSON (TX): Youth headwear; DUDLEY SPORTS (MA): Sof
THE DAILY begins its look at USOC licensees: 1ST CENTURY PROJECT/WORLD SPORT RESEARCH & PUBLICATION (CA): Olympic book series; ACE NOVELTY CO. (WA): Novelty items for amusement prize redemptions and r
Coca-Cola and NationsBank have paid MARTA -- Atlanta''s mass- transit authority -- $320,000 for the rights to do Olympic advertising and entertainment at 16 rail stations (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 3/28).
CNN''s Jim Huber reports, despite recent construction accidents and the fact Atlanta is still "awash in bulldozers and red clay," organizers insist they will be ready for the Games -- just 100 days aw
NAOC has drawn up an operating budget for the ''98 Games of 94.5B yen, up 18.5B yen over their initial plan, according to KYODO NEWS. NAOC put telecom expenses at 16.7B yen, up 11.6B yen. Transportati
ACOG has yet to make its initial $1.9M payment to the city of Atlanta for municipal services such as police and fire protection. ACOG officials say they are still reviewing the contract (ATLANTA CONST