- Peacock power. Jenkins, Sally // Sports Illustrated;12/25/95, Vol. 83 Issue 27, p52
Reveals that the National Broadcasting Co. (NBC) won the broadcast rights to five Olympic games, between 2000 and 2008, thanks to Dick Ebersol, president of NBC Sports. Revenues generated by networks in televising the Olympics, 1980 through 1992, with projections for 1996 through 2008; ...
- Crony to Critic: Shut Up. Thomsen, Ian; Cook, Kevin; Mravic, Mark // Sports Illustrated;06/14/99, Vol. 90 Issue 24, p26
Offers opinions on the comments of NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol to David D'Alessandro, president of John Hancock, telling him to `shut up' about the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) commitment to reform as of June 14, 1999. Suggestion that D'Alessandro has a right to know what the...
- NBC's Victory Lap. Crupi, Anthony // MediaWeek;8/25/2008, Vol. 18 Issue 30, p4
The article reports that the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) had a record audience during the 2008 summer Olympic Games. It was estimated that 206 million people watched the Olympics in the first 13 days of the event. Dick Ebersol encouraged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to...
- Olympics TV Bidding Likely to Be Delayed. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;3/9/2009, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p4
This article reports on the possibility of a delayed bidding for television (TV) broadcast rights on the 2014 Winter Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics, according to NBC Universal Sports and Olympics Chairman Dick Ebersol. He adds that the International Olympic Committee is waiting until there is...
- The Olympics ESPN Upends TV Sports. Crupi, Anthony // Adweek;6/6/2011, Vol. 52 Issue 22, p31
The article examines the competition for the U.S. television broadcasting rights to the Olympic Games. The resignation of Dick Ebersol as head of NBC Sports is discussed in terms of its possible impact on NBC Universal's bid to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the rights. A bid from...
- Why the Olympics can no longer defy gravity. Mullman, Jeremy // Advertising Age;1/18/2010, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p3
The article examines the television broadcasting of the 2010 Winter Olympics by NBC Universal. NBC Universal executive Dick Ebersol said the company would lose money on the event for the first time ever. This is attributed to a dramatic increase in the broadcasting rights fees paid to the...
- Beijing Olympic Games. Wilson, Beth // Legaldate;Aug2001, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p8
Reports on the controversy surrounding the nomination of Beijing, China by the International Olympic Committee as the host city for the 2008 Olympic Games.
- Rumble on Mount Olympus. Whitten, Phillip // Swimming World & Junior Swimmer;Feb99, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p6
Looks at the controversies facing the International Olympic Committee. Drug-related scandal in the 1998 World Swimming Championships; Convictions of former East German doctors and coaches in Germany for administering steroids to minors.
- IOC must change, from the top down. Tucker, Brian // Crain's Cleveland Business;02/01/99, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p8
Opinion. Calls for changes in the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) management. IOC members ousted arising from controversies in Salt Lake City, Utah's bid for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games; Profitability of the event; Juan Antonio Samaranch's tenure as president of IOC.