Olympics Draws Top Players, Bearing Bids
- Dentsu bags Olympic Games broadcast rights for 22 Asian countries. // Indiantelevision.com;7/30/2015, p15
The article reports that advertising agency Dentsu has awarded the broadcast rights for Olympic Games from the International Olympic Committee. It states that Dentsu will hold broadcasting rights for 22 Asian countries including Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand. It adds that the agency has...
- U.S. Against The World. Cazeneuve, Brian // Sports Illustrated;7/27/2009, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p14
The author reports on the creation of the television network U.S. Olympic Network. The network will broadcast live Olympic sporting events, studio television programs and documentaries. The Network is being created by Comcast Corp. and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC). The opinions of the...
- Discovery and Eurosport bags 2018-2024 Olympic rights Europe! // Adgully;6/30/2015, p4
The article offers information on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and its announcement regarding its TV and multi-platform broadcast rights in Europe and the Olympic Games for 2018-2024 period. The rights were awarded to mass media company Discovery Communications, the parent company...
- A Question of Sport. Grossman, Ben // Broadcasting & Cable;1/3/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1, p25
The article offers information related to sports in television in 2011. It says that various sport association such as the National Football League (NFL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) may be headed toward a work stoppage in 2011. Discussions on which among the television networks...
- 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...
- Discovery's Olympic Anchor in Europe. FARRELL, MIKE // Multichannel News;7/6/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 24, p26
The article focuses on an agreement of mass media firm Discovery Communications with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for European television rights for the 2018-2024 Olympic Games. It mentions the deal covers the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea; the 2020 Summer Games...
- Versus Enjoys Hockey Bounce. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;3/8/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p24
The article informs that the performance of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team in the Vancouver Winter Olympics has juiced ratings for National Hockey League contests and Versus LP will also start the new television program "The Daily Line."
- Lack of Olympic ad activity not down to brands alone. Palomba, Marina // Campaign;8/15/2008, Issue 32, p18
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Are brands still carrying a torch for the Olympics" in the August 8, 2008 issue.
- New Hand on Games Helm. // Christian Science Monitor;7/17/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 162, p8
Editorial. Comments on the election of Jacques Rogge as president of the International Olympic Committee in succession of Juan Antonio Samaranch, and the idea that his spotless ethical record will enable him to continue to combat corruption.