IOC Criticized For Allowing Russia To Field Team Australians Unhappy With Olympic Village USA Gymnastics Agrees To Buy Karolyi Ranch Editorials Call For Complete Russian Oly Ban Tennis Players Drop From Games Citing Zika Russia Expects Rio Decision By Sunday Nissan Creates Rio Games Face-Painting App Brazil Revising Olympics Security Measures Top Tennis Players Still Committed To Rio Wintrust Goes With Chicago-Area Olympic Campaign
IOC Criticized For Letting Russia Field Rio Team In Wake Of State-Sponsored Doping ScandalPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 16
Olympic leaders "find themselves facing questions -- if not outright criticism -- over their decision not to ban Russia " from the Rio Games, according to David Wharton of the L.A. TIMES. Reaction yesterday was "immediate with anti-doping officials and athletes from other countries expressing ...
USA TODAY reports USA Wrestling officials were "on the defensive" yesterday over their association with John du Pont in the face of reports of his "bizarre behavior." Du Pont is charged with the murde
UPS signed on as a TOP sponsor in August of ''94 acquiring exclusive rights for int''l express letter and package delivery service for all National Olympic Committees and their teams. UPS serves more
The Brunswick Corporation has been named an official sponsor for the ''96 Games and will supply ACOG with nearly 200 support boats and related marine equipment for use during the Yachting and Canoe/Ka
The Athlete''s Foot and Reebok announced they will open a one-of-a-kind retail concept store in Atlanta to coincide with the ''96 Games. "The Athlete''s Foot Presents Planet Reebok" will open downtown
ACOG will start phone sales of event tickets on February 10, when tickets to 13 of 14 sports and the Olympic Arts Festival may be purchased (ACOG)....SLOOC has appointed 11 people to serve on a "coord
Multiplex Constructions, the building company which won the contract to build the 110,000-seat, A$463M (US $339M) Olympic stadium in Sydney, is offering an innovative way to finance construction, acco
Disney officials are working hard to close a deal that would have the U.S. men''s and women''s basketball teams use Orlando as a pre-Olympic training site in mid-July, according to the ORLANDO SENTINE
The 2002 Games could last a day longer under a proposal to hold the opening ceremonies on a Friday instead of a Saturday to boost weekend TV ratings, according to the DESERET NEWS. Salt Lake Olympic O
NationsBank today is scheduled to launch its Olympic TV ad campaign, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. NationsBank Brand Dir Grant O''Neal notes the campaign is the "most concentrated TV buy we''
Coca-Cola has unveiled a second wave of billboards in Atlanta and a torch run TV spot this week in an advertising push toward the ''96 Games, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Like their first se