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Sponsor Spotlight: Tibet Groups Turn up Olympic Torch Heat

March 23, 2008

Coke Names China TorchbearersTorch Relay sponsor Coca-Cola has introduced the two Chinese runners who will carry the flame after it is lit in Olympia, Greece, on Monday. The p...

Sponsor Spotlight: Coke, GE Respond to Olympic Protests

March 30, 2008

Coke VP Tom Mattia says in an Advertising Age editorial that the company is trying to help solve the water issues resulting from the conflict in the Darfur ...

Vancouver View: Venue Owner Becomes Olympic Sponsor

March 31, 2008

John Les remains a member of the provincial legislature. (VPD)  Less of Les The Olympic province's "top cop" hastily resigned March 28 when it was revealed ...

Press Release: Madrid 2016 Lands Nearly $19 Million in Sponsorships

April 03, 2008

The leaders of the Madrid 2016 Olympic bid today announced the 30 sponsors that have committed more than €12 million of support for the campaign. A business network comprising...

Sponsor Spotlight: New Name for Olympic Icon

December 16, 2007

Stadium management released an artist’s conception of new branding at the venue. (Stadium Australia Group)  ANZ Banks on Sydney Olympic Venue The centerpiec...

Sponsor Spotlight: McDonald's, North Korea

December 23, 2007

McDonald’s opened its first mainland drive-thru in December 2005; there are now 55 nationwide. (McDonald’s)  McDonald’s China Boss Lays out 2008 Plans TOP s...

Sponsor Spotlight - Visa Reunion Center in Beijing; NBCU, MSN Partnership; Aggreko; Lenovo

January 09, 2008

Prince Jun Palace, site of the Visa Olympians Reunion Center in Beijing. Visa Olympians Reunion Center Confirmed in Beijing World Olympic Association Pres...

Offices of S. Korean IOC Member Raided

January 15, 2008

A spokesman for Samsung denies allegations against the company and chairman Kun Hee Lee. (ATR)  (ATR) The investigation into the business affairs of South K...

Sponsor Spotlight: Samsung, Johnson & Johnson

October 20, 2007

Kun Hee Lee at the 2004 Athens Torch Relay. (Getty Images)  Samsung Leadership Speculation Samsung Group may soon have a change in leadership. In January, S...

Sponsor Spotlight: Coke, Dong Luc, Hilton

November 04, 2007

A Beijing 2008 logo built out of Coke cans was part of the year-to-go decorations in August. (Getty Images) Coke Collects 300 Million Online Torchbearer V...

Samsung Chair Faces Bribery Investigation

November 06, 2007

Samsung chairman Kun Hee Lee. (ATR)  (ATR) Kun Hee Lee, chairman of worldwide Olympic sponsor Samsung and South Korea’s sole IOC member, is being targeted i...

Sponsor Spotlight: USOC, Panasonic, McDonald's

September 23, 2007

 Panasonic “Giving Back” Program Panasonic launched a new initiative this week called “Panasonic Direct Giving Back”. The campaign allows consumers who pur...