S.F. Begins Effort To Land '24 Games IOC's Bach: Reform Will Make Bid Process Friendlier IOC Releases Reform Agenda Beijing Seen As Front-Runner For '22 Games Giants' Baer Leading Bay Area's '24 Bid USOC May Help Colleges Fund Olympic Sports Boston Bid Hinges On Proximity Of Venues Boston Mayor Changes Tune On Olympics Bid Boston Bid To Use Computer Model To Make Case Could Oslo's Move Be Impetus For IOC Change?
GoDaddy Returning As Super Bowl Advertiser For 11th TimePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 24 / 14
GoDaddy is "returning to the Super Bowl for its 11th consecutive year" as an advertiser. The company "typically airs two commercials" during the game, but "this time around only purchased one" for NBC's Feb. 1 telecast. The 30-second spot, titled "Journey Home," will feature NASCAR driver Danica Pa...
International Paper has been named the Official Paper and Forest Products sponsor for the ''96 Olympic Games in Atlanta. International Paper President & CEO John Georges declined to put a specific dol
Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell stated yesterday that PepsiCo won''t be able to display outdoor advertising at GeoNova, a 15- story education and entertainment domed complex housing theaters and a museum
American MagLev Technologies, based in Edgewater, FL, is negotiating with the city of Atlanta to construct magnetic levitation (MagLev) people movers for the Olympics. The high- speed rail system woul
Atlanta Councilman Robb Pitts introduced legislation this week to cancel the city''s contract with B.G. Swing Games Management Inc., according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. B.G. Swing Games'' owner, Mu
Reebok is finalizing its sponsorship plans for the ''96 Games, according to BRANDWEEK. Reebok -- "in and out" of Olympic discussions for three years -- only had been considering a license agreement to
ACOG announced more than 326,000 people have ordered tickets to the ''96 Games. In Atlanta, Melissa Turner writes those numbers "far" exceed Olympic organizers expectations and breaks "all records pre
ACOG''s "uphill struggle" to raise $1.59B in "nongovernmental" revenue for the ''96 Games is profiled by Jerry Schwartz of the N.Y. TIMES. Although ACOG is expected to sign 40-50 corporate sponsors, e
Although ACOG officials report that sales of merchandise bearing the Atlanta ''96 logo are ahead of schedule, Jeff Kunerth reports that "response has been less than overwhelming" in Orlando. Stores fe
Chicago officials, upbeat about revenue from the World Cup and next year''s Democratic National Convention, "may be preparing to stalk" the Summer Games. Greg Hinz writes in the current issue of CHICA
Texaco and ACOG have announced that Texaco will be the Official Petroleum Sponsor of the ''96 Summer Games as well as the Official Petroleum Provider to the ''96 Olympic Torch Relay. Star Enterprise,