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Interview: Eurosport Chief Delighted With Figures for Vancouver Olympics

March 08, 2010

Eurosport's head of broadcasting Arnaud Simon. (Eurosport) (ATR) Eurosport's head of broadcasting Arnaud Simon tells Around the Rings that its coverage of the Vancouver Olymp...

Media Watch: Canadians Celebrate Games, Ponder Legacy

March 02, 2010

(ATR) There is new sense of national pride in Canada following the Vancouver Winter Games. How long will the Olympic euphoria last? Columnists want Canadians to "Own the Pod...

Vancouver Media Watch: World Praises the Games

March 01, 2010

(ATR) The Winter Games that started under a cloud of tragedy now receive praise from media outlets around the world. In London, Olympic leaders want to capture the spirit of...

NBC Says TV Still King for Olympics as Digital Platforms Grow

February 24, 2010

NBC research says 55 percent of people who used the NBC Web site via laptops or mobile phones were watching TV at the same time. (Getty Images) (ATR) Many viewers in the Unit...

Vancouver Media Watch-Top Global Stories

February 21, 2010

(ATR) Media, athletes and the mixed zone, Tiger Woods’ apology and Michael Phelps are among the topics making news from Vancouver at news outlets around the world. Here’s a...

Vancouver Media Watch: Top Stories from Canada

February 18, 2010

(ATR) Canadian media defends the 2010 Games, heaps praise on U.S. athletes and scorns TV commentators. Edmonton Journal The UK Press takes the gold medal for cheap sho...

Olympic Pin Trading: The Movie

February 06, 2010

(ATR) Visitors arriving in Vancouver aboard Air Canada flights can get a sneak peek at the competitive nature of the Olympics by watching one of the movies on the plane. ...

Q&A: Olympic Sports Should Harness Digital Media

February 01, 2010

Digital sports media consultant Pierre Germeau. Pierre Germeau has more than 10 years of experience in new media strategies for sport events through the firm Sinergi Sports ...

Olympic Newsdesk -- U.S. Figure Skating Champs; IOC on T.V. Rights

January 15, 2010

Evan Lysacek may be the best hope for a U.S. medal in figure skating in Vancouver. First he has to qualify in the next week at the U.S. championships in Spokane. (Getty Images...

NBC Spins Vancouver Losses Ahead of Olympic Rights Talks

January 12, 2010

NBC Olympics chairman Dick Ebersol says higher rights fees will lead to losses for the network in Vancouver. (NBC/Universal)(ATR) The pronouncement by NBC Olympics chief Dick ...

IOC Negotiator Likes Comcast Deal

December 04, 2009

IOC Finance Commission chair Richard Carrion says Comcast’s purchase of NBC will be a good thing in NBC’s broadcasting rights negotiations. (ATR/Panasonic:Lumix)(ATR) The IOC’...

Olympic Newsdesk -- NBC Changing Hands; WADA Turns 10

December 03, 2009

U.S. Olympic Rights to Settle Before Comcast DealWhile cable giant Comcast is poised to take over control of NBC Universal, the deal is not expected to become final before neg...