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Editorials Calling For Complete Russian Ban From Rio Grow As IOC Mulls DecisionPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 21 / 16
As the Court of Arbitration for Sport today rejected Russia's appeal against the ban of its track and field team from the Rio Games, many newspaper editorial boards in North America and beyond are calling for a complete ban of the country's athletes from the Olympics. NEWSDAY writes the IOC "has n...
More on yesterday''s IOC-NBC announcement that the network has purchased rights for the 2004, 2006 and 2008 Olympic Games for a total of $2.3B. DESTINATIONS UNKNOWN: IOC VP Dick Pound said NBC will ha
Olympic organizers and Atlanta officials are in the process of "fine tuning" determinations on how, and how much, the city will be repaid for helping stage the Games, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITU
ACOG announced yesterday that Textron Inc., one of the nation''s largest multi-industry companies, has been named an official sponsor of the ''96 Games. Several of the company''s aircraft and industri
Panasonic is launching a $10M global TV ad campaign in April touting its IOC "TOP" sponsorship. The first spot is tailored to feature athletes and national anthems from the 40 countries that will air
A USOC panel approved a recommendation yesterday dealing with conflict of interest questions involving members of the committee charged with selecting the USOC''s next President. The committee wouldn'
ACOG yesterday received approval from the IOC to "forgo the traditional release of white pigeons in favor of an unspecified alternative," according to Pousner & Turner of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The
Nagano organizers confirmed yesterday that snowboarding will debut as an Olympic medal sport in ''98. But the "financially strapped" NAOC wants the International Ski Federation and IOC to help cover t
The reluctance of Japanese businesses to engage in open bidding "seems to stand in the way of cash-pinched organizers of the Nagano Winter Olympics in their efforts to raise more sponsorship money at
Sources at the Nagano Winter Games Organizing Committee say the NAOC plans to ask the IOC for authority to launch an "official supplier" program in order to attract less wealthy sponsors in Japan, acc
Under its role as "official packaged meat" of the ''96 Games, Sara Lee has plans for a "multi-layered promotional blitz" for the Games and a commercial starring Michael Jordan and Olympic mascot Izzy