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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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02/08/95
NATIONSBANK TOLERATES VISA'S OLYMPIC CREDIT CARDS

NationsBank, who paid $40M to be the sole U.S. Olympic bank sponsor, is not making an issue of Visa and several Atlanta-area banks'' marketing of Olympic-related credit or debt cards. Steven White, a

Tags: Bank of America, Olympics, Visa

02/06/95
XEROX TO SPONSOR USA TRACK & FIELD

Xerox has signed on as a national sponsor of USA Track & Field and will support seven major track and field events leading up to the ''96 Olympics. The USATF deal will add to Xerox''s other Olympic sp

Tags: IOC, Olympics, Xerox

02/06/95
ACOG, USOC SUE FOUR SUPER SHOW VENDORS FOR LOGO USE

Four vendors at the Super Show received summons to appear as defendants in a federal copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit filed by ACOG and the USOC. ACOG filed the lawsuit Friday without know

Tags: Olympics, USOC

02/06/95
TICKETMASTER LOSES OLYMPIC TICKET CONTRACT

Pro-Tix, a ticketing network run by Prologue Systems of Madison, WI, has beaten out Ticketmaster in a bid to manage the sale of Olympic tickets. Prologue is expected to join a group of companies that

Tags: IBM, Olympics, Ticketmaster

02/01/95
ACOG DELAYS RELEASE OF FINANCIAL REPORT

ACOG has decided to wait until the fall before they make a public report of their "financial condition," according to today''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Hugh Chapman, Chair of the ACOG Board''s Finance Co

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01/31/95
MINT, NATIONSBANK INK DEAL TO SELL COINS

The U.S. Mint signed an agreement with NationsBank to sell U.S. Olympic Coins through its banks. The bank has agreed to sell a minimum of $1.77M coins. They will make them available for purchase at Na

Tags: Bank of America, Olympics, USOC

01/31/95
CRYSTAL SPRINGS SIGNS ON AS OLYMPIC SPONSOR

The Atlanta-based Crystal Springs Water Co. has signed on as an Olympic Sponsor, according to today''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. The company beat out competitors such as Evian and will be "the only bottle

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01/27/95
ATLANTA TAKES ON CREDIT AS EXPENSES OUTWEIGH REVENUE

ACOG President Billy Payne said ACOG has spent more than it has taken in, "forcing it to dip into its $200M line of credit provided by game sponsor NationsBank." A report in this morning''s ATLANTA CO

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01/26/95
ACOG ORGANIZERS TOLD TO CANCEL PLANS FOR INT'L TORCH RELAY

The IOC told ACOG Wednesday that they were "biting off more than they can chew" in plans for an international torch relay that would travel through each of the previous 17 Summer Olympics sites. ACOG

Tags: IOC, Olympics, UPS

01/26/95
U.S. FESTICAL TICKETS GO ON SALE NEXT WEEK

Tickets for the U.S. Olympic Festival-''95 will go on sale to the general public on February 4 and 5 at malls located in the cities of Boulder, Colorado Springs, and Denver, CO. At the malls, there wi

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