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- $6.6M cut to ORDA. Brown, Nathan // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;3/23/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 70, p1
The article reports on the implication of the Senate's proposition to eliminate the entire 6.6 million dollar budget for the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) in the U.S.
- The London Assembly. // Public Finance;2/29/2008, p14
The article reports that the London Assembly culture and sport committee in England has expressed concern that the 2012 Olympics could drain funds from sports and arts groups. It is estimated that of the 2.2 billion British pounds being taken from lottery-funded causes to contribute to the 9.3...
- Zaha fights back over pool costs. Hurst, Will // Building Design;12/9/2005, Issue 1702, p1
The article reports on the issue surrounding the budget for the Olympics Aquatics Center in London, England. The final budget of the sports center is likely to be more than the allocated money promised by the government. The government's commitment to Olympic design quality is in question and...
- Countdown to the 2012 Olympics. Mullen, Rosalind // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;3/4/2004, Vol. 193 Issue 4313, p68
The article focuses on the preparations made by the city government of London, England for its bid for the 2012 Olympics. Venues such as Wembley, Wimbledon and Lord's cricket ground will be used at the event. Underground and trains have been set aside for additional transport development for the...
- Chinese Olympic fraud claim. Skeffington, Robert; Heathcote, Andrew; Roberts, Craig // BRW;7/15/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 27, p113
Reports that Chinese officials associated with the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing are accused of diverting funds to their personal use.
- Who's footing the Olympic bill? Randle, Paul // License! Europe;Oct/Nov2005, p90
Discusses key issues concerning funding sources for the staging of the 2012 Olympics in London, England. Role of corporate sponsorships; Marketing initiatives around the Olympic Games; Implications for sports and sports marketing. INSET: Branding Nations - Olympics helps Australia rank as top...
- Olympic Games: Federal Government Provides Significant Funding and Support: GGD-00-183. // GAO Reports;9/8/2000, p1
The federal government provides significant funding and support for the Olympic Games when they are held in the United States. Twenty-four federal agencies provided nearly $2 billion--in 1999 dollars--for the 1984 and 1996 Summer Olympic Games and the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. However, no...
- 8 U.S. Cities Go for Gold. Sigo, Shelly; Albanese, Elizabeth; McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;12/15/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31038, p1
Reports on the financial plans of the eight United States cities competing to host the Summer Olympics in 2012. Estimated total cost of the Olympics project; Cities' plan to use public financing, private investments and numerous other revenue sources; Bids submitted by the cities.
- Olympic Games: Costs to Plan and Stage the Games in the United States: GAO-02-140. // GAO Reports;11/8/2001, p1
Since 1980, the Winter and Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games hosted in the United States have increased in size and magnitude, as have the total direct costs to plan and stage them. The reported direct costs to plan and stage the games discussed in this report ranged from $363 million to more...