Featured Story

Beijing Outlasts Strong Almaty Presentation, Wins Hosting Rights For '22 Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 15

Beijing on Friday was named the host of the '22 Games, setting up the Chinese capital to "become the first city in history to stage both the Summer and Winter Games," according to Sam Borden of the N.Y. TIMES. Members of the IOC "voted in favor of Beijing over its lone competitor, Almaty, Kazakhstan...

Read More

Tags: Olympics

More Stories

04/06/95
BOSTON'S OLYMPIC COMMITTEE FINDING FUNDS SCARCE

The Boston Olympic Committee, a local group trying to bring a Summer Games to the city, is having difficulty raising money, according to Joan Vennochi of the BOSTON GLOBE. Funds are so scarce the grou

Tags: Olympics

04/06/95
SAMARANCH DISMISSES COMPLAINTS ABOUT ATLANTA

IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch called complaints from the heads of varioys international sports federation about inferior lodging and lack of Opening Ceremony tickets for the ''96 Games "minor p

Tags: IOC, Olympics

04/04/95
WOMEN'S HOCKEY GETS CREDIBILITY AS IT BECOMES OLYMPIC SPORT

The recent addition of women''s ice hockey as an event in the ''98 Games has given the sport "instant credibility," according to Jody Meacham in the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. And the success that the U.S

Tags: ATT, IBM, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, Nike, Olympics

04/04/95
HOLIDAY INN WORLDWIDE TO SPONSOR OLYMPICS

Atlanta-based Holiday Inn Worldwide announced that they have been named Official Hotel Sponsor of the ''96 Games and Official Provider of Hotel Accommodations for the Olympic Torch Relay (ACOG). As pa

Tags: Olympics

04/03/95
MORE SCRUTINY ON ACOG'S CRACKDOWN ON USING "OLYMPIC"

CBS''s Art Rascon examined the use of the Olympic name in Atlanta, and how ACOG is pressuring local business with potential lawsuits. ACOG Dir of Communications/Marketing Darby Coker: "We are obviousl

Tags: CBS, Olympics, Viacom

03/29/95
NBC IS DONE COURTING POTENTIAL ADVERTISERS

NBC has stopped submitting packages to potential Olympic advertisers. Apparently the network, which has sold more than $500M worth of ad time for its coverage of the Games, "believes that it has enoug

Tags: NBC, Olympics

03/29/95
ACOG TIX POLICY, SPONSORSHIPS, FEATURED ON CNN'S

ACOG COO A.D. Frazier was interviewed by CNN''s Lou Dobbs on "Moneyline" about the Games'' finances. Frazier: "With 479 days to go, we''re in pretty good shape. ... We are going to be on time and on b

Tags: Olympics, Time Warner

03/27/95
'98 OLYMPIC SKATING FIELD ON THIN ICE?

The deadline for figure skaters to apply for reinstatement of their eligibility for the Int''l Skating Union (ISU) is this Saturday. And, what happens as the deadline nears "may may have a lot to do w

Tags: Olympics

03/27/95
... AND THE NEXT ITEM, A BEAUTIFUL OLYMPIC LAPEL PIN

ACOG signed on home shopping network QVC as a licensee in early March to produce "at least nine hour-long, Olympic-themed sales pitches." The first of the shows, which aired on March 7, was very succe

Tags: Olympics, USOC

03/27/95
SURE SHOT INT'L SCORES BIG WITH '96 GAMES

Sure Shot Int''l Inc. has been chosen to be the official supplier of basketball goals and equipment to the ''96 Games in what is being deemed a "major marketing coup." Sure Shot President Harry Bachma

Tags: Olympics

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug