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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

11/29/94
CATCH ALL THE OLYMPIC EVENTS ON THE BIG SCREEN

Scientific-Atlanta, a Georgia cable TV equipment company, will announce that it will become an Olympic sponsor. Scientific-Atlanta''s digital video distribution system will "allow 60 channels of live

Tags: Marriott, Olympics

11/28/94
CHECKING IN ON NBC'S PRE-'96 AD SALES

IBM is "closing in on a deal" to buy ad time on NBC''s coverage of the ''96 Games, and Olympic sales at NBC''s O&Os "are going strong as well. However, AT&T missed an opportunity to fend off attack ad

Tags: ATT, IBM, NBC, Olympics

11/23/94
WILL TRAVELERS LEAVE ATLANTA WITH GEORGIA ON THEIR MIND?

The GA state government will "target elite business travelers" with a $1.3M ad campaign that uses the ''96 Olympics as a lure for economic development and tourism. The ads will offer "yet another Olym

Tags: Olympics, Time Warner

11/22/94
ATLANTA SEEKS $10 MILLION FROM ACOG TO COVER BILLS

The city of Atlanta wants Olympic organizers to "establish a $10 million umbrella account to repay the city for its costs associated with the ''96 Games." ACOG needs to approve the funds that would co

Tags: Olympics

11/22/94
HONDA CLOSE TO DEAL FOR AD TIME ON NBC '96 TELECAST

Last week, Honda/Acura was closing in on a deal with NBC to buy ad time during the ''96 Summer Games. So far, ad agency sources say, NBC has written between $350M and $400M worth of Olympic business (

Tags: NBC, Olympics

11/21/94
IZZY TO JOIN UNDERDOG, SNOOPY, ET AL. HIGH ABOVE 5TH AVENUE

Jackie Joyner-Kersee will join the 260-member Atlanta Olympic Band and the giant six-and-a-half-story IZZY balloon in this year''s Macy''s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City (ACOG)....The U.S. P

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11/18/94
USA TRACK AND FIELD ANNOUNCES TV DEAL WITH NBC

USA Track and Field Exec Dir Ollan Cassell yesterday announced the formation of a 5-meet series of indoor track telecasts on NBC in February and March. The meets will be shown on consecutive Saturdays

Tags: IMG, NBC, Nike, Olympics, Visa

11/16/94
ATLANTA GETS GOOD MARKS FROM THE IOC -- WITH SOME CONDITIONS

An IOC oversight panel gave Atlanta''s Olympic organizers "high marks" on their progress, but noted that many Atlantans will have to avoid using their cars during the Games to ensure smooth transporta

Tags: IOC, Olympics

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