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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 31 / 15

4.06 million – Average viewers for FS1’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points race this past Sunday. The audience for the race from Martinsville ranks fourth among all FS1 telecasts all-time, behind only three Giants-Cardinals NLCS games from '14 ( THE DAILY ).

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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

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12/20/95
USOC CLEARS WAY FOR HYBL AFTER ETHICS PROBE

The USOC announced that its Ethics Oversight Committee has found no negative ethical issues related to the 1996 presidential candidacy of William Hybl (USOC). However, the Committee did recommend two

Tags: Olympics, USOC

12/15/95
BUENOS AIRES THROWS HAT INTO THE RING FOR THE 2004 GAMES

Argentinean President Carlos Menem yesterday submitted a bid for Buenos Aires to host the 2004 Summer Games. Spain''s Seville is expected to make their presentation today; Cape Town, South Africa, wil

Tags: Olympics

12/13/95
FALLOUT FROM YESTERDAY'S BLOCKBUSTER ANNOUNCEMENT

More on yesterday''s IOC-NBC announcement that the network has purchased rights for the 2004, 2006 and 2008 Olympic Games for a total of $2.3B. DESTINATIONS UNKNOWN: IOC VP Dick Pound said NBC will ha

Tags: Coca-Cola, Eastman Kodak, IOC, NBC, Olympics, Time Warner, USOC

12/12/95
USOC FINALIZING PLANS FOR PAYING ATLANTA FOR '96 GAMES

Olympic organizers and Atlanta officials are in the process of "fine tuning" determinations on how, and how much, the city will be repaid for helping stage the Games, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITU

Tags: Olympics

12/12/95
MULTI-INDUSTRY TEXTRON INC. NAMED AS AN OLYMPIC SPONSOR

ACOG announced yesterday that Textron Inc., one of the nation''s largest multi-industry companies, has been named an official sponsor of the ''96 Games. Several of the company''s aircraft and industri

Tags: Olympics, USOC

12/12/95
OLYMPIC NOTES

Panasonic is launching a $10M global TV ad campaign in April touting its IOC "TOP" sponsorship. The first spot is tailored to feature athletes and national anthems from the 40 countries that will air

Tags: IOC, Olympics, USOC, Washington Nationals

12/07/95
OLYMPIC NEWS AND NOTES

A USOC panel approved a recommendation yesterday dealing with conflict of interest questions involving members of the committee charged with selecting the USOC''s next President. The committee wouldn'

Tags: Olympics, USOC

12/07/95
THIS MEANS ROTISSERIE GOLD IS OUT AS A POSSIBLE SPONSOR

ACOG yesterday received approval from the IOC to "forgo the traditional release of white pigeons in favor of an unspecified alternative," according to Pousner & Turner of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The

Tags: IOC, Olympics

12/06/95
SNOWBOARDERS LOOK TO SHRED AS SPORT GOES TO OLYMPICS

Nagano organizers confirmed yesterday that snowboarding will debut as an Olympic medal sport in ''98. But the "financially strapped" NAOC wants the International Ski Federation and IOC to help cover t

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