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Updated: Ethics Commission Opens File on S. Korea IOC Member & Samsung Chair

April 17, 2008

Kun Hee Lee in 2007 during the PyeongChang bid for the 2014 Olympics. (ATR)  (ATR) The IOC Ethics Commission has opened a file in the case of Kun Hee Lee, c...

IOC Member Kun Hee Lee Resigns Samsung Leadership

April 22, 2008

Kun Hee Lee offered his resignation, effective immediately. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Kun Hee Lee, the sole International Olympic Committee member from South Ko...

World Briefs: IOC Chief Says China Bashing Not Helping, Darfur Group Gives Olympic Sponsors Failing Grade

April 27, 2008

IOC President Jacques Rogge says critics may be unrealistic in their expectations for the pace of change in China. (ATR)  IOC President Says Badgering China...

New Broadcaster for Olympics in Italy

February 25, 2008

State-owned RAI has held the Italian broadcast rights to the Games since the 1960 Olympics in Rome. (Getty Images) (ATR)...

Lenovo to Leave Olympic TOP Sponsor Program

December 04, 2007

 (ATR) Computer maker Lenovo will end its worldwide sponsorship of the Olympics after the Beijing Games. The company says in a statement that it will not r...

IOC Quick Change on Computer Sponsors

December 06, 2007

 (ATR) At microprocessor speed, the IOC has named Acer as the replacement for Lenovo as a worldwide Olympic sponsor, two days after Lenovo declared it woul...

DHL Knocks Down Olympic Sponsor Talk

November 14, 2007

DHL is a sponsor of Special Olympics and was a USOC sponsor through the Turin Olympics.   (ATR) Is worldwide shipper DHL in the tracking system to become ...

Olympics Lose Worldwide Sponsor

October 12, 2007

Kodak's Digital Print Center in Turin. (IOC)  (ATR) Kodak will end a two decade-long worldwide sponsorship with the IOC after the Beijing Olympics. "As we c...

IOC Search for New Sponsors, Samsung Signs Archer, McDonald’s Posts Results

October 14, 2007

Kodak bows out of the Olympics with the 2008 Games in Beijing. (ATR)  Looking for a Few Good SponsorsIOC marketing executives will pick up the pace in the h...

IOC President Says No Gazprom Deal for Now, Sochi Olympics Talks in Moscow

August 27, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge says a sponsorship from Gazprom is not in works, yet. (ATR)   Rogge: No Hurry for Gazprom IOC President Jacques Rogge says t...

London 2012 Pledges Ethical Standards For Olympic Merchandise

June 11, 2007

 (ATR) London 2012 organizers promise ethical trade matters will be "an integral component" of plans for the manufacture of 2012 branded goods. Officials w...

Press Release: SBS Awarded Broadcast Rights

August 02, 2006

 (ATR) Here is the press release issued by the IOC announcing the awarding of Olympic broadcast rights in Korea to SBS.IOC AWARDS TV RIGHTS FOR NORTH ...