Penny Steps Down As USA Gymnastics President IOC Creates Group To Study Candidate Process USOC Short On Details After Gymnastics Meeting USOC Wants Gymnastics' Steve Penny Out Penny Situation Creates Rare Discord At NGB IOC Delays L.A. Visit After Recent Upheaval IOC Official Under Fire For Taking Payment IOC TV Rights Up 7% For '14, '16 Games IOC, WADA Get Tongue Lashing Over Russia Tension Mounts Between USOC, USADA
Steve Penny Steps Down As USA Gymnastics President; Could Total Overhaul Be Coming?Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 17 / 17
USA Gymnastics President & CEO Steve Penny resigned on Thursday, one week after the USOC pressured the NGB to act amid growing criticism of Penny’s response to a sex abuse scandal. USAG Chair Paul Parilla said, “We have accepted Steve’s resignation and want to thank him for his...
Despite numbers from a recent Harris poll showing Olympic sponsors'' identification with the Games "had all but evaporated" six months after the Games (see #29), USOC Deputy Secretary General John Kri
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Juan Antonio Samaranch intends to run for a fourth term as president of the IOC, according to James Christie in the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Samaranch, 76, told Radio Suisse that if he receives a "favour
McDonald''s has bought commercial time on CBS'' coverage of the ''98 Winter Games in Nagano, according to Mike Reynolds of INSIDE MEDIA. Sources estimate the deal, "spanning all Olympic dayparts," to
James Christie in the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL looks at reaction to a recent Harris poll that showed only one Summer Olympic sponsor was recognized as such. Patrick Walshe, a media analyst with Toronto-ba
CBS sales execs say the network has already sold 70% of its ad inventory for the ''98 Olympics by narrowing its focus to 15 advertisers who are world-wide Olympic sponsors, down from more than 80 in '
Goodwill Games, Inc. has opened a satellite office in N.Y. for the ''98 Goodwill Games, to be held in N.Y. and the metro area. Planning for the Games will be coordinated between the N.Y. office and th
The operating budget for next year''s Nagano Olympics will rise a second time to 103B yen ($843.055M) due to "a helpful yen-dollar exchange rate" but will see no further increases, according to the KY
"African hopes of hosting the continent''s first Olympic Games suffered a blow" when the IOC on Thursday "expressed concern about the crime problem" in Cape Town, South Africa, which is bidding for th
USA Boxing officials "have agreed to repay $1.3 million in U.S. Olympic Committee grants that were improperly applied for or incorrectly accounted for since 1989," according to Mike Spence in the Colo