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10/13/94
ACOG MOVES CLOSER TO FINANCING FOR GAMES -- BRICK BY BRICK

ACOG organizers said yesterday that they were within $100M of completing financing for their ''96 budget of $1.6B. ACOG President William Payne said that contracts have been reached for 60% of the tot

Tags: Home Depot, Olympics

10/05/94
ACOG PRESIDENT SPREADS OLYMPIC SPIRIT TO ORLANDO; & DISNEY?

ACOG Pres. and CEO Billy Payne "welcomed Orlando into Atlanta''s family of Olympic cities." Orlando''s Florida Citrus Bowl will play host to nine Olympic first round soccer matches. Payne helped kick

Tags: NBC, Olympics

10/04/94
MEGASIGNS MORE MINI AND SPARSE IN ATLANTA

The Atlanta City Council on Monday "agreed to chop two stories off the 10-story high signs proposed" for the ''96 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The board also voted to reduce the number of signs from

Tags: Olympics

10/03/94
ATLANTA AND ACOG HAND IN HAND OR FIST TO FIST?

Atlanta city officials and ACOG are set to begin negotiations over a city services agreement "sometime next month" to determine expenses for which the city must be reimbursed. The agreement is a "lega

Tags: Olympics

09/30/94
US SKIING HITS THE SLOPES FACING BUDGET CUTS

US Skiing is "facing major budget cuts," already cutting $1.2M and looking to cut another $1.3M from its $12.4M annual budget. Officials cite fundraising competition from the ''96 summer games and "be

Tags: Olympics

09/29/94
FIVE-RING NOTES

Imprinted Products Corp. of San Diego has announced the extension of its ''96 ACOG license to include pencils, earrings and key tags. The company initially received Games licensing for lapel pins (THE

Tags: Olympics

09/27/94
ATLANTA BEGINS PUSHING OLYMPIC MERCHANDISE

ACOG has created a 12-page catalog that will be inserted in the November issues of PEOPLE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED AND SOUTHERN LIVING in the committee''s first push to sell licensed Olympics merchandise.

Tags: Olympics, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

09/26/94
IZZY READY TO GO POP AND HIT THE SCREEN

Izzy, the Olympic mascot for the ''96 games, will have a "series of animated specials" that will debut next spring. A financial backer has guaranteed three shows, but the Olympic committee would like

Tags: Olympics

09/26/94
OLYMPIC NOTES

Olympic officials were "forced to concede problems" in their first test event. The top finishers in the Pan Am Race Walk Cup said the hilly course is very likely to cause injuries and disqualification

Tags: CBS, NHL, Olympics, USOC, Viacom

09/23/94
WHAT'S NEXT? ATLANTA LOOKS PAST '96

The Atlanta Sports Council is "outlining contests it plans to pursue through the year 2000", in an effort to avoid the post- Olympic letdown that other cities have experienced. The Council submitted a

Tags: MLB, NBA, NCAA, Olympics

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