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Olympics - 28 Mar 2008
The Chairman and CEO of TOKYO 2016, Japan's Bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today called on Japanese business to help promote the Bid and country across the globe, after a comprehensive survey found that more than two thirds of Japan's companies intend to expand or create operations overseas during the next three years. <BR>
Olympics - 20 Mar 2008
The National Sports Shooting Center, where the shooting competitions were held during the Pan American Games Rio 2007, will host as of next Saturday (March 22) the Shooting World Cup.
Olympics - 17 Mar 2008
The Rio de Janeiro bid to host the 2016 Olympic Games received an important boost this Monday, March 17.&nbsp;
Olympics - 14 Mar 2008
The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) today welcomed Vancouver Airport Authority as an Official Supplier of the 2010 Winter Games.
Olympics - 22 Jan 2008
ASICS has signed a major deal with Eurosport to become a key presenting sponsor for the 2008 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 21 Dec 2007
Two new companies have joined the Official Licensee Program of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) — Trends International Publishing Corp., under the “Poster and Calendar” category, and Natural Color Productions, under the “Calendars, Postcards, Fridge Magnets and Playing Cards” category.
Olympics - 07 Dec 2007
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that computer manufacturer Acer will join The Olympic Partner (TOP) Programme in 2009.
Olympics - 01 Nov 2007
With 10 months remaining until the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the 62nd Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York City&nbsp;has adopted the Olympic Truce Resolution.
Olympics - 26 Jun 2007
PyeongChang 2014 today announced the details of two new “Green Medal” environmental programs, strengthening further the commitment of the bid team to environmental best practice.<BR>
Olympics - 13 Jun 2007
DHL commits to 3-year sponsorship of Special Olympics and its Law Enforcement Torch Run for 2007 and 2009 World Games
Olympics - 04 Jun 2007
Russia’s bid inaugurates a new runway at Sochi International Airport and a new electric substation in Krasnaya Polyana
Olympics - 29 Mar 2007
If PyeongChang is granted the honour of hosting the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games the organizing committee will be committed to creating “Ubiquitous” Games, using South Korea’s cutting edge information technology.
Olympics - 09 Mar 2007
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today awarded its 2007 World “Women and Sport” Trophy to the first female Jamaican Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, at an official ceremony held in Lausanne.
Olympics - 23 Feb 2007
Sochi, Russia, February 22, 2007 – Sochi 2014 will be ready to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games as all infrastructure development is guaranteed by the Russian Government, the IOC Evaluation Commission heard today.
Olympics - 13 Feb 2007
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games today hosted an “Arrivals and Departures” seminar for airport operators and other ports of entry about plans for the London 2012 Games and opportunities that the Games will bring.
Olympics - 22 Dec 2006
While San Jose's Silicon Valley is famous for its technological expertise, it is Salzburg that excels with its knowledge in producing state of the art winter sports equipment. Thus, Salzburg is often named "Silicon Valley of Winter sports".
Olympics - 16 Nov 2006
Sochi, Russia, November 15, 2006 – The city of Sochi proved its growing appeal as a winter resort destination this week with the announcement by the Russian airline S7 that it will launch an additional daily flight between Moscow and Sochi beginning in January 2007 in response to increasing interest in winter travel to the city, adding momentum to Sochi’s bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 26 Jan 2005
The Cabinet of the Council of Madrid approved the creation of the Municipal company 'Madrid Infraestructuras Deportivas 2005' (Madrid Sports Infrastructures 2012). According to the Mayor of Madrid, Alberto Ruiz Gallardón, it will head the infrastructure and equipment of the Madrid 2012 Olympic candidacy. He also explained that the three administrations (state, regional and local), will participate, if Madrid is chosen on July 6th in Singapore to host the 2012 Olympic Games. The new organization
Olympics - 18 Jan 2005
Staging the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in London would bring unparalleled opportunities for thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom, a major conference in London was told today.
Olympics - 13 Oct 2004
(12/10/2004) – Kyocera Mita Italia is an Official Sponsor of Torino 2006 for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, for which it will provide the TOROC with document management services: the printing and reproduction of over 6 million pages including all the reports, results and standings that will be produced during the Olympic Games.
Olympics - 22 Sep 2004
Omega Ltd., a company belonging to IOC TOP sponsor Swatch Group Ltd., will be responsible for the timing and scoring systems and services, as well as the on-venue results management, at the Turin 2006 Olympic Winter Games, the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 19 Aug 2004
London/Miami, 19 August 2004 – France Telecom subsidiary GlobeCast, world leading supplier of satellite services for international sporting events, today announced a raft of new clients for its one-stop broadcast facility in Athens.
Olympics - 10 Aug 2004
A constructive and positive second meeting took place between representatives of the Play Fair at the Olympics campaign (PFOC) and the British Olympic Association (BOA) at the start of July.
Olympics - 28 Jul 2004
The government of the United States, in cooperation with the General Directorate of Customs, has granted to the ATHENS 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games two high precision scanners, that will be used to check truck loads (materials and equipment) prior to delivery at the Olympic Venues.
Olympics - 24 May 2004
The International Conference for Olympic Games Security opened today at ATHENS 2004 headquarters, with over 350 security specialists taking part, including representatives from National Olympic Committees and Sponsors.
Olympics - 07 May 2004
Paris, 6 May 2004 -- Athens Broadcast Services partners, represented by GlobeCast, Gearhouse Broadcast and Stefi Productions, announced today that leading international broadcasters have selected the Athens Broadcast Base 2004 for their Olympics coverage.
Olympics - 26 Mar 2004
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that computer manufacturer Lenovo has joined The Olympic Partner (TOP) Programme. This marks the first time that a Chinese company has been part of the worldwide marketing programme.
Olympics - 24 Mar 2004
Leading satellite services company, GlobeCast, today announces that it has partnered with Brazilian telecommunications group, Embratel, to provide contribution broadcast services, internet and telephony for Brazilian terrestrial broadcaster, TV Globo for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.
Olympics - 26 Nov 2003
Olympic triple jump Gold medallist and world record holder, Jonathan Edwards, today launches a unique partnership deal between the British Olympic Association (BOA) and the Engineering Technology Board (etb).
Olympics - 07 Oct 2003
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Xerox Corporation today announced that their worldwide sponsorship agreement would not be extended when it is due for renewal in December 2004.
Olympics - 13 Aug 2003
A year out from the Opening Ceremony of the Athens Olympic Games, the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) signed a million dollar agreement with Orca, the sportswear company, to design and outfit the New Zealand team.
Olympics - 07 Aug 2003
The Main Operations Centre (MOC) – also known as the ‘headquarters’ of the Olympic Games – began its operations today at the Athens Organising Committee for the Olympic Games in Nea Ionia.
Olympics - 23 Jul 2003
Stefi Productions, Gearhouse Broadcast and GlobeCast, the companies behind Athens Broadcast Services can now announce that their website has gone live.
Olympics - 14 Jul 2003
The Italian company Mondo SpA. was proclaimed Official Provider of the Athens 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games for the Track and Field Surfaces and Equipment of the Olympic Stadium (ÏÁÊÁ) and the Volleyball Surfaces for the Peace and Friendship Stadium. Athens 2004 Executive Director and COO Marton Simitsek and Mondo SpA President Fernando Stroppiana signed the contract today at the Athens 2004 headquarters.
Olympics - 11 Jun 2003
A total of 4,150 Doping tests will be conducted during the ATHENS 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Initial tests will be conducted during the 39 Sports Events in August 2004. During the Sports Events it is estimated that 500-600 urine tests will be carried out.
Olympics - 19 Dec 2002
In a special briefing to the Athens Chamber of Commerce & Industry today, ATHENS 2004 Managing Director Ioannis Spanudakis put before the Greek business world the prospects for their involvement in the great enterprise that is the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 04 Nov 2002
The United States Olympic Committee announced today that it has signed an agreement with Swatch Group Ltd. to be the official sponsor and supplier of the 2004, 2006 and 2008 U.S. Olympic Teams and the 2003 and 2007 U.S. Pan American Games Teams in the category of timekeeping.
Olympics - 28 Oct 2002
Coca-Cola Nederland and NOC*NSF [The Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation] signed a two-year contract today to promote youth participation in sports.
Olympics - 30 Aug 2002
Given the limited facilities and accommodation available for broadcasters during the 2004 Olympic Games, STEFI Productions & Gearhouse Broadcast are converging to provide a number of alternatives that can be provided according to your specific production needs and requirements.
Olympics - 07 Aug 2002
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced today that Matsushita Electrical Industrial Co. Ltd (MEI) has renewed its worldwide Olympic sponsorship continuing through to the XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin in 2006 and the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing in 2008.
Olympics - 14 Aug 2001
Dartfish is pleased to announce that it has entered into collaboration with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to promote and aid in the research and development of sport training techniques for the Coaching & Sport Sciences programs with its DartTrainer software.
Olympics - 23 Jan 2001
Swatch to Keep Olympic Time Until 2010
Olympics - 22 Sep 2000
Police Recover US Olympic Gear
Olympics - 14 Sep 2000
Another Olympics Sponsor Renews
Olympics - 11 Sep 2000
Samsung Renews Olympic Sponsorship
Olympics - 10 Sep 2000
Samsung Renews Worldwide Sponsorship of Olympic Games
Olympics - 09 Sep 2000
NBC Sells $900 Million in Olympic Ad Spots
Olympics - 08 Sep 2000
Future Directions for Olympic Solidarity
Olympics - 04 Sep 2000
Sydney Media Centre News Update
Olympics - 23 Aug 2000
Olympic Program Introduces Winter Sports To Youth<br>
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