Recent Posts tagged with IOC

NBC’s Olympic Channel Ready To Go for Gold

Tomorrow at 6 a.m. ET, the Olympic Channel will become the latest sports network to hit the nation’s cable and satellite boxes. The new channel — the result of a partnership between NBCUniversal, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) — promises to give Olympic sports a more consistent presence among […]  More

Alibaba Signs On as Olympic Channel Partner

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Alibaba Group have inked a long-term partnership through 2028. Joining The Olympic Partner (TOP) worldwide sponsorship program, Alibaba will become the official Cloud Services and E-Commerce Platform Services Partner, as well as a Founding Partner of the Olympic Channel.  More

Venue News: Pasadena To Celebrate Rose Bowl Completion; Atlanta Braves Release New Stadium Renderings

City officials will commemorate the completion of the fourth phase of renovation to the iconic Rose Bowl Stadium this week, just in time for the annual Fourth of July fireworks show, according to the Pasadena Star-News. The renovations include a new plaza in front of Gate A of the stadium, which features a rose shaped […]  More

Venue News: Niners’ New Stadium Projected to Cost $1.2 Billion; IOC Abandons Venue-Covering Plans for London

The cost of the 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara has increased by $157 million to nearly $1.2 billion, as revealed in the first of several key approvals the city made this week. The stadium project as a whole will cost roughly $1.177 billion, in contrast with the $1.02 billion estimate presented in December, according […]  More

IOC May Hold Off On Bidding for 2014, 2016 Games

The International Olympic Committee is seriously considering delaying the bidding for the 2014 and 2016 Games until next year due to the major broadcasters’ continued struggles as a result of a shaky advertising market. According to The Wall Street Journal, the IOC had planned to sell the television rights this spring following the 2010 Vancouver […]  More

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