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Bid Opened for European TV Rights

April 23, 2004

(ATR) - Envelopes containing bids from Europe to broadcast the 2010 and 2012 Olympic Games were opened today at IOC headquarters in Lausanne. The open bidding marks the first ...

Ebersol Hired Through 2012

December 16, 2003

(ATR) - Dick Ebersol, the man who negotiated NBC's deal to cover the Olympics through the 2012 Games has agreed to a new contract that assures his tenure at the network throug...

Europe Next for TV Games Rights

June 13, 2003

(ATR) - Now that the U.S. TV rights to the 2010 and 2012 Olympics are tucked away for a record $2 billion, European broadcasters might be looking at forming their own billiona...

NBC Wins 2010, 2012 TV Rights

June 06, 2003

(ATR) - A bid worth $2.2 billion from NBC has been accepted from the International Olympic Committee for the 2010 and 2012 Olympics. In choosing to stay with NBC, the IOC reje...

CBS Drops Out of TV Rights Bidding

June 02, 2003

(ATR) - The bidding for the U.S. TV rights to the 2010 and 2012 Olympics is down to three networks following the decision of CBS to withdraw from the race."CBS is the best-pos...

On the Scene – Windsor Castle Hosts London 1908 Celebration

May 31, 2008

The courtyard at Windsor Castle was the starting line for the marathon in 1908. (ATR) (ATR) Queen Elizabeth opens the gates of Windsor Castle for the centennial celebration of...

Sponsor Spotlight: Coke, London 2012 Downplay Sponsor Discord

March 02, 2008

Tesco may be in negotiations to join London as a grocery partner, according to media reports that LOCOG calls "highly speculative". (Tesco)   Officials wi...

London Update: What the Newspapers Say

February 10, 2008

  British Minister, Look Beyond 2012 According to a press release from Government News Network, Lord Digby Jones, British Minister of State for Trade & Inv...

On the Scene in Athens - "4 or 5 Cities for Shortlist"

June 02, 2008

Rogge Says 4 or 5 Cities to Make the Shortlist IOC President Jacques Rogge tells Around the Rings he thinks the shortlist for the 2016 race is likely to include "four or five ...

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)...

Bidding for the Games: 2016, Reno-Tahoe 2018, Singapore 2010

October 19, 2007

 2016 Bid Cities Go Home The seven cities bidding for the 2016 Games head back home with a weeks' worth of new tips, instruction and inspiration from the...

IOC President Heads to U.S., Chicago Visit

October 29, 2007

IOC President Jacques Rogge visits New York and Chicago this week. (ATR)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is on his way to the U.S. where he will get a ch...