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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...
Olympic stadium designers filed a $4M lawsuit Wednesday against ACOG, claiming they spent 47,600 unpaid overtime hours drawing the "ever-changing" facility, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The
Coca-Cola unveiled its plans for its Olympic-City theme park in Atlanta, including interactive games allowing fans to compete against U.S. stars including Grant Hill and Shannon Miller. The park, sche
Budweiser will begin giving away Olympic prizes March 18 in "one of the biggest [Olympic] consumer promotions yet," according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. In the first of its "five-pronged" Atlanta ma
ACOG officials presented the IOC with a 40-minute status report, which ACOG Chair Billy Payne described as "our standard on-time, on-schedule, on-budget report." ACOG still has some issues to resolve
Coca-Cola Senior VP Sergio Zyman announced Coke''s global ad campaign for the Summer Games in London yesterday, which will pay homage to the "shared emotions of fans and their indispensable contributi
The IOC has "sacked" ISL, the committee''s marketing and promotions company for the past 13 years, according to this morning''s FINANCIAL TIMES. After this summer, the IOC will handle sales of broadca
Gary Pemberton, Chair of Qantas Airlines, said he was quitting as Chair of the Sydney Organizing Committee for the 2000 Games. According to this morning''s FINANCIAL TIMES, the move "prompted speculat
Baltimore will host the first-ever U.S. Olympic men''s and women''s Beach Volleyball trials June 5-9 in its Inner Harbor area (Baltimore SUN, 3/4)....ACOG will announce a plan today to sell Olympic ti
Eleven cities are believed to be bidding for the 2004 Summer Games, as the August 15 deadline for submitting official bid documents approaches. The IOC Evaluation Commission will visit each city betwe
ESPN''s "Cover Story" examined the job of filling the final two spots on Dream Team III. Mark Schwarz identified Shawn Kemp, Mitch Richmond, Jason Kidd and Dennis Rodman as the top prospects. Kings Co