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IOC on Verge of Renewing McDonald's TOP Sponsorship

December 21, 2011

(ATR) IOC marketing chief Gerhard Heiberg tells Around the Rings that he is "very close" to finalizing an eight-year extension of McDonald's TOP sponsorship through 2020. McD...

Olympic Newsdesk - IOA, Dow Update; Swedish Ice Hockey on Hot Seat?

December 20, 2011

IOA Writes Dow Protest Letter The Indian Olympic Association contends that Dow Chemical should be dropped as a sponsor in a Tuesday letter to IOC President Jacques Rogge. ...

Golden 25 - IOC Marketing Maven, African Leader #22, 23

December 20, 2011

22 – Gerhard Heiberg, IOC Marketing Chair Heiberg is busy working to fill in the TOP sponsorships through Rio 2016 and beyond, negotiations that are taking time to yield ...

Golden 25 - ATR's 16th Countdown of the Most Influential for the Olympics

December 19, 2011

(ATR) The countdown begins. Over the next two weeks, the 16th edition of the Around the Rings Golden 25 presents the key actors and factors in the Olympic Movement for 2012....

Afghan Stadium Reopens; Coe Toasts Media; Denver Mulls 2022 Bid

December 16, 2011

Afghan Stadium Reopens The president of the Afghanistan National Olympic Committee reopens Kabul’s Ghazi Stadium – once the site of executions by the Taliban. Ghazi Stad...

ASOIF Mulls Oswald Succession

December 16, 2011

(ATR) The director of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations tells Around the Rings his organization is "wrestling with solutions" to ensure it maintains ...

IOA Pens Dow Protest Letter; NBC Adds Super Bowl Rights to 2018 Olympics

December 15, 2011

IOA Board Protests Dow Sponsorship The Indian Olympic Association's executive board plans to write a protest letter to the IOC over Dow Chemical’s sponsorship. Dow’s ...

USOC, IOC Schedule Next Revenue-Sharing Talks

December 15, 2011

(ATR) The U.S. Olympic Committee will have its next round of talks with the IOC about their controversial revenue-sharing agreement during the Youth Olympic Games in January. ...

Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympics Chief Promises Successful Games

December 15, 2011

"I don't have any concerns," says Innsbruck 2012 CEO Peter Bayer. (Getty Images) (ATR) With one month until the first-ever Winter Youth Olympics open, Innsbruck 2012 CEO Pete...

Federations Roundup - BBC Stands by AIBA Allegations; IAAF Details Centenary Plans

December 14, 2011

BBC Stands By Boxing Corruption Claims BBC Newsnight is standing by its bribery allegations against the International Boxing Association – and the government of Azerbaijan ...

First round of speakers announced for 2012 IOC World Conference on Women and Sport

December 14, 2011

LOS ANGELES - The International Olympic Committee, the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games today announced the initial line-up o...

Federations Roundup - Alleged Corruption Impossible, Says AIBA President

December 13, 2011

AIBA: Results Manipulation “Impossible” International Boxing Association president C.K. Wu tells Around the Rings recent BBC claims of corruption aren’t only false, they’re...