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Rio Games Sees Budget Increase By 25% In Wake Of Project Delays, New Transit Plans

04 / 17 / 14

Brazilian authorities "unveiled an infrastructure budget" of US$10.76B for the '16 Rio Games, which is 25% "more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time," according to Pedro Fonseca of REUTERS. The budget "covers 27 projects in urban development and public...

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06/19/95
IT'S ALL OVER BUT THE PAGEANTRY: SALT LAKE GETS 2002 BID

An estimated 40-50,000 turned out for Salt Lake City''s "Party of the Century" to celebrate the city earning the bid from the IOC for the 2002 Winter Oltympic Games, according to Jay Baltezore in the

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06/19/95
IT'S ALL OVER BUT THE PAGEANTRY: SALT LAKE GETS 2002 BID

An estimated 40-50,000 turned out for Salt Lake City''s "Party of the Century" to celebrate the city earning the bid from the IOC for the 2002 Winter Oltympic Games, according to Jay Baltezore in the

Tags: ABC, IOC, NBC, Olympics, USOC, Walt Disney

06/19/95
SALT LAKE 2002: ATTENTION TURNS TO FINANCING, TV DEALS

"A lot has to happen financially ... to pull off the nearly $800 million 2002 Winter Games," writes John Keahey in Sunday''s SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. UT taxpayers have already invested $59M for venues. But

Tags: ABC, CBS, IOC, McDonalds, NBC, Olympics, USOC, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/16/95
JAPANESE OLYMPIC COMMITTEE IN THE RED, MAY NEED SYDNEY MONEY

Nagano ''98 organizers have asked the IOC for a bigger share of sponsorship money to offset the loss of earnings on TV rights fees because of the higher value of the yen, according to KYODO NEWS. Unde

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06/16/95
ACOG TO ANNOUNCE WHICH EVENTS WILL BE INCLUDED IN DRAWING

ACOG is scheduled to announce on Monday which events will be included in the random drawings for tickets for over-subscribed Olympic sessions, according to Melissa Turner in the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION.

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06/16/95
2002 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES: BIG DOINGS IN LITTLE BUDAPEST

Salt Lake City Bid Chair Frank Joklik began Salt Lake City''s presentation to the IOC by saying, "We are convinced, in all humility, that we are capable of a significant contribution to the inspiring

Tags: IOC, Olympics, Time Warner

06/15/95
SALT LAKE CITY ODDS-ON FAVORITE FOR 2002; ANY TAKERS?

London''s Ladbroke group is officially accepting wagers on who will get the IOC nod to host the 2002 Winter Games, according to today''s SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. Oddsmaker Paul Austin is said to be "particu

Tags: IOC, Olympics

06/14/95
SALT LAKE CITY OLYMPIC DELEGATION: SLEEPLESS IN BUDAPEST

The delegation which will make Salt Lake City''s presentation to the IOC today is officially beginning participation in the 104th IOC Congress, according to John Keahey of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. The g

Tags: IOC, Olympics, USOC

06/12/95
SALT LAKE HOPEFUL WITH 2002 BID RESULTS DUE FRIDAY

This Friday in Budapest, Hungary, the IOC will choose the location of the 2002 Winter Olympics out of from Ostersund, Sweden; Sion, Switzerland; Quebec City, Canada; and Salt Lake City, which is "favo

Tags: IOC, NCAA, Olympics, USOC

06/05/95
NEWSRADIO WGST NAMED OFFICIAL OLYMPIC INFORMATION STATION

NewsRadio WGST outbid rivals WSB and WQXI to be selected by ACOG as Atlanta''s Official Olympic Information Radio Station (Jeffry Scott, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 6/2). The station will act as the primary

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