- Uphill Climb After Lance? // CableFAX Daily;6/28/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 125, p1
The article states that OLN company expects a low Tour de France coverage ratings following cyclist Lance Armstrong's retirement. The company did not shorten its coverage for it will still air 300 hours of the bicycle race. A special feature on Armstrong sponsored by Nike Inc. will also be shown.
- The Week Ahead. Bechtel, Mark; Cannella, Stephen; Cherrin, Amanda // Sports Illustrated;7/4/2005, Vol. 103 Issue 1, p24
Previews the highlights of television programming and other events related to sports for the upcoming week. Expected number of motorcyclists to attend a rally in Hollister (Calif.); Details about the Tour de France cycling race featuring Lance Armstrong attempting to win his seventh consecutive...
- UNDER REVIEW. Deitsch, Richard; Kennedy, Kostya; Bechtel, Mark // Sports Illustrated;6/23/2003, Vol. 98 Issue 25, p30
Presents two news briefs related to television broadcasting of sports, as of June 2003. Viewership for the World Poker championships; Predictions made by Phil Liggett, an announcer for the Tour de France cycling coverage, regarding Lance Armstrong's former U.S. Postal Service teammate Tyler...
- Wieden + Kennedy | Nike Livestrong. Morrissey, Brian // Brandweek;6/14/2010, Vol. 51 Issue 24, p19
This article focuses on the "Chalkbot" campaign created by Wieden + Kennedy (W+K) for Nike Livestrong in 2009. It notes that the campaign, which combines the digital and physical to create a unique and powerful experience, was an vital part of the Tour de France television coverage on Versus....
- OLN Facing Up to the Post-Lance Cycle. Reynolds, Mike // Multichannel News;8/1/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p62
Discusses the preparation of OLN cable television network for the 2006 Tour de France which will not feature cycling superstar Lance Armstrong. Household rating gained by the television broadcast of the tournament at OLN; Change in the 2006 tour route; Other sports events to be aired by OLN. ...
- 'Sport at its purest' Yorio, Kara; Slover, Ray // Sporting News;2/25/2005, Vol. 229 Issue 8, p30
The article reports that at the 2004 All-Star Game, a man brought his daughter into the Western Conference locker room for an autograph or two. The 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team pulled off its miracle 25 years ago, but the impact remains. There's a pay-it-forward element in the American hockey...
- Ops Fret ESPN Hikes: This Year's and 2002's. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;04/30/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p1
Reports on the preparations of cable television operators for a rate increase from ESPN. Potential acquisition of National Basketball Association package; Renewal of Sunday-night National Football League package.
- Globecast Delivers ESPN Classic To The United Kingdom Via Satellite. // Satellite Today;3/20/2006, Vol. 5 Issue 53, p5
The article reports on a deal signed by multimedia sports entertainment company ESPN Inc. with global content management and delivery company Globecast. Globecast will deliver the ESPN channel, the first Great Britain-dedicated sports channel of ESPN. ESPN Classic is available 24 hours a day.
- Wired on Lance. Murphy, Austin // Sports Illustrated;8/5/2002, Vol. 97 Issue 5, pA24
Presents an article on watching the television coverage of the 2002 Tour de France bicycle race. Cable network that was providing live coverage of each race stage; Social consequences of television coverage; Commentators of the race.