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Today's Events....Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 14
Bulls C Joakim Noah and his youth-focused Noah’s Arc Foundation will hold a press conference this morning at a Chicago community center to provide new tactics to combat gun violence. The Reds HOF & Museum in Cincinnati today will open an exhibit titled “Rosie Reds – 50th An...
Wednesday marks one year before the Opening Ceremonies of the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta. Media around the country are taking this opportunity to examine Atlanta and its preparations before the G
With only eight days until opening events, the ''95 Olympic Festival in Denver is facing a rough financial situation where "bills are barely getting paid and corporate sponsors (are) slow to pay their
According to an economic study by the Univ. of Georgia, the ''96 Games will have created 80,000 jobs and will contribute $5B to GA''s economy. The study looks at economic impact between ''91 and ''97
On Thursday, the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic games announced the signing of Nissan Motor Corp. USA as an official sponsor of the ''96 Summer Games. Nissan USA has committed to fund training and
ACOG President & CEO Billy Payne is interviewed in today''s WALL STREET JOURNAL. On construction schedules and finances: "We''re going to raise the amount of money -- $1.6B -- we said we would raise f
Under the header "Want to be Olympic sponsor for 2002? Prepare to pay mega bucks," John Keahey of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE writes that "it is not likely many Utah-based businesses will become full-fledge
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