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Tokyo Organizers Scrap Logo For '20 Games Amid Ongoing Plagiarism ClaimsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15
Organizers of the '20 Tokyo Games today dropped the logo for the event amid "accusations of plagiarism, maintaining that it was not copied but saying too many doubts had been raised for it to be usable," according to Elaine Lies of REUTERS. Questions about the logo "arose immediately after its July...
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
"Disunity is by far the biggest threat to South Africa''s chances" for hosting the 2004 Summer Games, writes Heather Parker in this weekend''s FINANCIAL TIMES. Internal squabbling among Cape Town orga
IBM has been involved in nearly every Winter and Summer Olympiad since first providing systems support for the 1960 Games in Squaw Valley. IBM recently signed an unprecedented agreement with the IOC d