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12/15/94
SCANDINAVIA LOOKS TO KEEP GAMES' SALT CONTENT DOWN

Ostersund, Sweden admits that Salt Lake City is the leading candidate to receive the 2002 Winter Olympics, but refuses to give up the fight to have another Scandinavian Olympics just eight years after

Tags: Olympics

12/15/94
OLYMPIC BATTLE BREWING OVER MARATHON TIME

Primo Nebiolo, the head of the International Track and Field Federation, says he will not allow ACOG to schedule the Olympic Marathon in the morning; he insists the event will remain in its traditiona

Tags: IOC, Olympics

12/14/94
GEORGIA STUDIES PLAN TO TAX OLYMPIC HOME RENTALS

Atlanta-area homeowners planning to rent-out their domiciles to Olympic visitors during the ''96 games may have to add sales tax to the bill. The GA Department of Revenue is considering a proposal tha

Tags: Olympics

12/13/94
USOC STRUGGLES WITH FINANCIAL TROUBLES

With budget shortfalls expected after the ''96 games, the USOC is looking for ways to make ends meet without cutting programs for athletes. "Ironically, having the ''96 Olympics in the United States h

Tags: Anheuser Busch, IOC, Olympics, USOC

12/12/94
ATLANTA MAKES A TEST RUN, TWO YEARS BEFORE GAMES

Atlanta will get "their first -- and last -- chance" to test their ability to hold a major international event when as many as 1,000 Olympic officials and guests visit. While the Association of Nation

Tags: IOC, Olympics

12/09/94
FIVE-RING NOTES

A member of the USOC is scheduled to tour Ft. Worth today for "preliminary evaluation" of the area''s worthiness to play host to an Olympic Festival. The Dallas-Ft. Worth area is vying with Phoenix, S

Tags: Olympics, USOC

12/07/94
CANADIANS FLOAT THEIR IOC REP AS SAMARANCH SUCCESSOR

With the announcement from IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch that he will not seek re-election in ''97, there is speculation in Montreal that IOC VP Dick Pound will be "one of the likelier" candida

Tags: IOC, Olympics

12/07/94
ACOG UNVEILS OLYMPIC VILLAGE PLANS

On Tuesday, ACOG unveiled details of the Olympic Village and Int''l Festival Area, a 250-acre complex calling it "a cross between summer camp and Disneyland without the rides." When the Games begin, a

Tags: Olympics

12/02/94
NATIONSBANK ADDS TO THEIR OLYMPIC PORTFOLIO

NationsBank announced that it will be the title sponsor for two men''s marathon races leading up to the ''96 Games -- the ''95 USA NationsBank Men''s Marathon National Championship on January 7, 1995,

Tags: Bank of America, Olympics

11/29/94
USOC SECURES NEW SPONSOR -- SENSORMATIC ELECTRONICS

Sensormatic Electronics Corp. announced an agreement with the USOC to become a sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Team for the ''96 Games. Sensormatic will install security systems in the USOC''s three Olymp

Tags: Olympics, USOC

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