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Olympics - 19 Sep 2016 - Media
Globo TV, Brazil’s leading free-to-air TV network, reached 173 million people during its coverage of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. SporTV covered 100% of Rio 2016 and was most watched pay TV in Brazil;
Olympics - 26 Aug 2014 - Media rights
Zug, Switzerland / Nanjing, China, 22 August 2014 – For the II Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, which started on Saturday 16 August 2014 and will run through until 28 August, broadcast agreements for 21 territories in Sub-Saharan Africa have been closed.
Olympics - 31 Oct 2012 - Events
London 2012 Deputy Chairman Sir Keith Mills says the professionalism demonstrated in running the Olympic and Paralympic Games will stand the UK sports industry in good stead as it is forced to up its game to succeed in difficult economic times.
Olympics - 19 Jul 2012 - Events
In the week before the start of this year’s Olympic Games in London, Sportcal can reveal that the games look set to break the $8-billion barrier for commercial revenues for the first time, in the four-year cycle that also included the 2010 winter Olympics in Vancouver, thanks in part to a massive, 52-per-cent increase in the value of the games’ media rights compared with the previous four-year cycle.
Olympics - 28 May 2012 - Internet
deltatre is set to deliver the BBC's online live interactive video player for their London Games coverage, with the ability to choose from up to 24 concurrent live HD streams with live data panels. The data driven content will be derived from deltatre's Olympic Results Platform (ORP) providing viewers with detailed athlete and sport specific information.
Olympics - 16 Feb 2010 - Internet
Torino, Italy, February 9, 2010 deltatre has been chosen by NRK, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, to provide a state of the art internet solution for its digital media coverage of the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.
Olympics - 16 Feb 2010 - Internet
Torino, Italy, February 10, 2010 deltatre has been selected by BBC Sport as provider of all the BBC’s event data on bbc.co.uk/olympics, for the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.
Olympics - 25 Jan 2010 - Television
Washington, DC, 25th January, 2010, David Meynell, Managing Director of SIS LIVE, the world's leading independent supplier of uplink services, announced today that through a contract awarded to Intelsat by IMAGE MEDIA Farm Inc. (IMF), the Company is providing mobile satellite connectivity services for The 2010 Torch Relay.
Olympics - 17 Sep 2009 - Internet
Race for 2016, Sportcal's newly-published, 36-page, full-colour magazine telling you all you need to know about the campaigns of the four cities bidding to host the 2016 Olympic Games, is now available free of charge on your computer screen via our new online reader.
Olympics - 28 Aug 2009 - Bidding
Rio, 27 August, 2009 – The Rio 2016 Bid Committee today welcomed the announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the broadcast rights for the 2014 and 2016 Games have been awarded to a consortium of three prominent media organizations in Brazil led by TV Globo.
Olympics - 16 Feb 2009 - Internet
Rio 2016&nbsp;has become the fourth Platinum Sponsor of Sportcal's Major Sports Events Guide 2009, joining Chicago 2016, Madrid 2016 and Tokyo 2016.<BR>
Olympics - 26 Jan 2009 - Internet
Madrid 2016 today joined Chicago 2016 and Tokyo 2016 as a Platinum Sponsor for Sportcal's Major Sports Events Guide 2009.
Olympics - 11 Aug 2008 - Bidding
Beijing, China, 11 August 2008 – Japanese people showed their passion for the Olympic movement<BR>this week as approximately 50 million people nationwide tuned in to the opening ceremony of Beijing 2008.
Olympics - 17 Jun 2008 - Bidding
<span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Tokyo, 16 June 2008</span></span> - T<span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;">OKYO 2016, Japan's Bid to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today launched an online window to unite Japan and the world at www.tokyo2016.or.jp</span>
Olympics - 16 Jun 2008 - Television
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> <P style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px">Eurosport, official Olympics broadcaster, has announced its editorial coverage for Beijing 2008, the 10th consecutive Olympic Games covered by Europe's leading sports TV channel since 1992.</P></SPAN>
Olympics - 09 May 2008 - Media rights
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">Thursday 08 May 2008 - </SPAN></SPAN>The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today launched the tender process for the sale of the broadcast and exhibition rights for all territories within Europe for the XXII Olympic Winter Games (2014) in Sochi, Russia, and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (2016).</SPAN></SPAN> <P style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"></SPAN></SPAN> </P>
Olympics - 30 Apr 2008 - Internet
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">delta</SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">tre, a recognized leader within the sports technology industry, providing a wide-range of IT services to leading sports federations and events including the FIFA World Cup and UEFA Champions League, has been selected by NBC to develop and manage NBCOlympics.com on MSN powered by Microsoft Silverlight for the network’s coverage of the 2008 Olympics from Beijing, China, August 8-24.</SPAN>
Olympics - 30 Apr 2008 - Media rights
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced an agreement with the Japan Consortium, an association of NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) and NAB (The National Association of Commercial Broadcasters in Japan), for the broadcast rights within Japan for the Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 Olympic Games. </SPAN>
Olympics - 31 Mar 2008
Mobile solutions specialist Cellhire has put together a great deal for customers planning to travel to the Olympic Games this summer.&nbsp; As well the best rental and airtime package in the marketplace, customers also receive exclusive Olympic content on their handsets.
Olympics - 19 Mar 2008
Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster for Beijing 2008, will cover the Torch lighting ceremony LIVE, on 24 March at 11:00 - 12:00 CET.
Olympics - 26 Feb 2008
On 25 February 2008, the EBU signed an important contract with CNC China Netcom Group for fiber and uplink services for the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 26 Feb 2008
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)&nbsp;has announced an agreement with SKY Italia for the broadcast rights within Italy for the Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 14 Feb 2008
Chicago 2016 marked the six-month countdown to the Beijing Olympic Games with the opening of its online store. The store sells the official merchandise of Chicago 2016, the bid committee seeking the privilege of hosting the 2016 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 12 Feb 2008
Leading into, and throughout the world’s biggest sporting event, ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) will be the Olympics fan’s destination of choice with five distinct programmes that will give viewers an exclusive preview of the XXIX Olympiad and of all the news as it happens in Beijing.<BR>
Olympics - 19 Dec 2007
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)&nbsp;yesterday announced an agreement with CCTV.com for the internet and mobile platform exhibition rights within China for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 29 Nov 2007
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced an agreement with SKY Network Television (SKY) for the broadcast rights within New Zealand for the Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 14 Nov 2007
The International Olympic Committee (IOC)&nbsp;has announced an agreement with Television New Zealand (TVNZ) for the internet and mobile platform exhibition rights within New Zealand for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 04 Oct 2007
The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) today announced the appointment of global sports marketing agency Octagon as its worldwide marketing advisor and sponsorship sales agency.
Olympics - 28 Feb 2007
The season finale of the Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup last weekend at the Königssee ice run, like the other World Cup events before, had a very good attendance.
Olympics - 18 Oct 2006
60 representatives of Korean language broadcasters from overseas are visiting PyeongChang from 17 to 21 October to demonstrate their support for the city’s bid for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 05 Oct 2006
At the beginning of October, Salzburg 2014 launched its new website to coincide with the start of the international campaign for its bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in 2014.
Olympics - 22 Sep 2006
Six major Korean broadcast stations have committed to being official sponsors for the PyeongChang 2014 Winter Olympics bid campaign
Olympics - 14 Sep 2006
Korean broadcaster KBS announced that it will air its September 15 prime-time news program from the ski slopes of PyeongChang, generating a powerful message that the country is serious about its Winter Olympic bid.
Olympics - 31 Jul 2006
Eurosport president and CEO Angelo Codignoni was awarded the Olympic Order for contribution to the Olympic movement by Dr. Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee, on Saturday 29th July.
Olympics - 27 Jul 2006
BEIJING 27 July 2006 - Broadcast content management and delivery company GlobeCast and leading telecommunications company China Netcom (CNC)&nbsp; signed&nbsp; today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will allow GlobeCast to provide content distribution services from China, notably during the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Olympics - 20 Jul 2006
London 2012 yesterday announced its plans for showcasing the best sporting facilities that the UK has to offer to Olympic and Paralympic Teams across the globe.
Olympics - 11 Apr 2006
Eurosport is proud to announce its 4th edition of the SportStar Awards which will be held in Lausanne on Thursday 20 April.
Olympics - 09 Mar 2006
The XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin has become the single largest event ever screened on British Eurosport. The Games, which were broadcast from February 10th to 26th reached over 8.4million viewers to out-perform even the Summer Olympics from Athens in 2004 and Sydney in 2000.
Olympics - 23 Nov 2005
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today the appointment of Vincent Chupin as Vice President, Television &amp; Audiovisual Rights, a newly created position which is part of IOC Television and Marketing Services.
Olympics - 22 Sep 2005
Representatives from Chinese television industry, the Beijing Olympic Broadcasting Co. Ltd. (BOB) and Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG) witnessed a historical moment at Beijing Hotel in the evening of September 21.
Olympics - 04 Jul 2005
The editors of the UK’s newspapers feature in an advertisement in the International Herald Tribune* newspaper today, wishing the Bid luck for the decision on the 2012 Games in Singapore.
Olympics - 04 Jul 2005
Paris, June 30th 2005 – Unprecedented support of the country’s mainstream media will enable France to live on Singapore time when the International Olympic Committee will vote and nominate the host city of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on July 6th.
Olympics - 04 Jul 2005
Paris, June 30, 2005 – The Paris 2012 bid will receive a huge boost at three major international sports events before the IOC decide who will host the 2012 Olymipc and Paralympic Games in Singapore on July 6.
Olympics - 15 Jun 2005
Paris 2012 is sharing “L’Amour des Jeux” world wide, in a fun, creative way through unique Parisian-themed online ‘Games’.
Olympics - 17 May 2005
The Madrid 2012 Olympic bid has today presented the new design of its website (<A href="http://www.madrid2012.es">www.madrid2012.es</A>).
Olympics - 09 Mar 2005
London 2012’s acclaimed website posted record figures as the International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation Commission visited the city.
Olympics - 07 Mar 2005
The Madrid 2012 bid has made a giant’s step during the celebration of the European Indoor Athletics Championships that have baptized one of the Olympic project’s venues, the Sports Palace of Madrid.
Olympics - 20 Jan 2005
Paris, January 19 2004 – Paris 2012 today announced that Pierre Kosmidis has joined its International Media Department, further strengthening its aim to provide the worldwide media with the highest standard of service.
Olympics - 11 Jan 2005
A group of ten Olympians and Paralympians, led by boxing legend Muhammad Ali (1960 Gold) and swimming great Donna de Varona (Swimming: 1960, 1964 2 Gold), announced today they have put out a call for support to NYC2012’s entire Circle of Olympians and Paralympians, numbering almost 1,800 members, for contributions to aid victims of the earthquake and tsunami catastrophe in Southeast Asia.
Olympics - 04 Jan 2005
Feliciano Mayoral, President-CEO of Madrid 2012, will participate in the first debate between the five candidate cities to host the 2012 Olympic Games.
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