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Pagliuca In, Fish Out As Boston '24 Chair, With Lucchino, Connors Also Added To Committee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15

Boston '24 has named Celtics co-Owner & Managing Partner Steve Pagliuca its new Chair, replacing Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish as leader of the troubled Olympics bid committee. Also Thursday, the committee added Red Sox President & CEO Larry Lucchino and Hill Holliday Founding Partner J...

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02/21/95
PATRON PLAN TO GIVE BIG SPENDERS BIG OLYMPIC ACCESS

ACOG announced its "Olympic Patron Program" yesterday that will allow fans to purchase a $50,000 package of 64 event tickets, parking passes, access to housing in private homes and "patron credentials

Tags: Olympics

02/17/95
COCA-COLA TO BE PRESENTER OF '96 OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY

Coca-Cola Co. announced yesterday that it will be the presenter of the ''96 Olympic Torch relay in the United States. As part of the Relay, Coca-Cola will help fill at least 2,500 of the 10,000 torchb

Tags: Coca-Cola, Olympics

02/16/95
TWO SPONSORS SIGN ON TO HELP CELEBRATE ATLANTA'S "DREAM"

The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) yesterday signed two corporate sponsors for the city''s "Atlanta: Come Celebrate Our Dream" campaign -- Visa and Delta Air Lines. The two companies of

Tags: Coca-Cola, Olympics, Visa

02/15/95
SALT LAKE PAPER ANALYZES ITS CITY'S 2002 WINTER BID

The race for the 2002 Winter Games is profiled in a front- page piece by John Keahey of SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. If either Salt Lake City or Quebec wins the 2002 Winter Games, "the Summer and Winter Games w

Tags: IOC, Olympics

02/15/95
WHO WILL JOIN ATLANTA IN CELEBRATING THE DREAM?

The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has announced the slogan, "Atlanta. Come Celebrate the Dream" to tout the city during the ''96 Games. The two companies, who will help underwrite the

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02/14/95
REEBOK IN NEGOTIATIONS WITH ACOP OVER LICENSING

Reebok is in "intense negotiations" with ACOP over the company''s desire for a "total marketing package to include retail, licensing and programming opportunities" with the ''96 Games, according to Da

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02/14/95
OLYMPIC FINANCING CONCERNS "LEFT BEHIND"

With the ''96 Games a year-and-a-half away, ACOG officials have turned their attention from fund-raising to execution. ACOG COO A.D. Frazier "spends his days working up transportation plans and high-t

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02/13/95
MOTOROLA CLOSE TO DEAL WITH ACOG

ACOG and Motorola are reportedly "close to announcing" a deal worth more than $40M. The deal "uses state-of-the-art digital technology to provide a secured wireless communications system" -- to be use

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02/09/95
PRO-TIX OLYMPIC COUP SHOCKS THE INDUSTRY, TICKETMASTER

Pro-Tix''s upset of Ticketmaster in the bidding for the Olympic ticket contract is a "David and Goliath tale" that will have "far reaching implications for the ticket industry," according to Melissa T

Tags: IBM, Olympics, Ticketmaster

02/09/95
AUSTRALIAN TV RIGHTS FOR '96 GAMES GO FOR $30M

ACOG announced a $30M deal with Australian broadcaster Seven Network for the TV rights to the ''96 Games. Billy Payne, ACOG President says the deal is "an important step forward." The deal leaves Japa

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