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The Int'l Golf Federation has established July 11, 2016, as the cutoff date for "qualifying for the 60-player fields in men's and women's Olympic golf" at the Rio Games, according to Dave Shedloski of GOLF WORLD. That is "three days before the British Open," but the IOC, and "not the IGF, set the da...
ACOG President Billy Payne told the largest gathering of international media to date that ACOG remains "on time and on budget in our preparations for the Games," according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION.
ACOG is facing increasing international pressure to review, and possibly terminate, Borg-Warner''s sponsorship of the ''96 Games. The dispute stems form an organizing campaign by the Teamsters union a
ACOG Chief Billy Payne has had a camera installed on Fulton County Stadium so he can monitor the progress of the Olympic Stadium construction efforts (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/9)....Jeff Kunerth report
MCA Country will release an Olympic-Themed country music CD in February. The album is one of several Olympic CDs that will be released early next year, including R&B, Latin/Hispanic, world music, jazz
A phone survey of 250 people conducted in April by Greenwich, CT-based NFO Research revealed that two-thirds of respondents think it is important for a corporation to be an Olympic sponsor, according
ACOG CEO Billy Payne is "a rare combination of vision, bulldog-hard work and old-fashioned Southern charm. It''s easy to see how the [IOC] was seduced by him," states Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell in a
Michael Knisley details the challenges facing newly elected USOC Exec Dir Dick Schultz in the current SPORTING NEWS. Knisley writes, "[The USOC] at least found someone with experience at navigating th
Eastman Kodak will sponsor a syndicated series of 26 half- hour shows beginning in September called "Kodak Presents the Road to U.S. Olympic Gold." The move increases Kodak''s presence around the ''96
Nike has leased "high visibility" property across the street from the Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta, according to this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The property is located roughly a
Nissan Motor Co. is in negotiations with Atlanta Olympic officials to become the official "Foreign Light Truck" of the ''96 Games. Nissan Spokesperson Kathy Faith would not confirm an agreement, but a