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The consumer products maker unveiled a "Thanks, Mom" campaign, with commercials highlighting the role of U.S. athletes' mothers while also offering them financial help with Vancouver travel expenses.
Betting that shoppers will want to look like the athletes on the medal stand, Macy’s, Polo Ralph Lauren, Target, Nike and others are outfitting their stores with apparel collections inspired by the games.
Bell Canada Enterprises' and Avaya's IP network will be powerful and versatile, c overing everything from logistics to communications to security. And, yes, you can watch the games on your phone.
In an Olympic first, , organizers have set up a fan-to-fan ticket marketplace. “It’s a safe and secure way to sell tickets to other fans around the world," says a Games spokesman.
"The cost of hosting an Olympic Games in the 21st century has escalated to such astronomical heights that it is almost certainly a losing proposition," says one sports business expert.
While the goal is obviously to prevent ambush marketing, the rule certainly hurts Olympians from signing deals with non-sponsors since those companies are longshots to be granted waivers.
Get ready because it's "Twitter Oscars" season, the time of year when we all stop to recognize outstanding achievement in brevity.
The winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, are supposed to be a distraction from harsh economic realities and lift our spirits. Instead, it may itself be a victim of these brutal times.
Brazil wins another vote of confidence today when Rio de Janeiro was selected as the host city for the 2016 Olympic Games.
Around lunchtime word broke that Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympics putting the games in South America for the first time. Is there a trade here?
The 2016 Olympics are going to Rio de Janeiro, putting the games in South America for the first time. Rio beat surprise finalist Madrid in the last round of voting.
Here's my view: Obama would only make the trip if he knew Chicago was going to get it. Since his HC/Energy/Fin Reg Reform has stalled, the President needs a victory.
In a hometown pitch for the world's biggest sporting event, President Barack Obama lobbied Olympic leaders to give the 2016 Summer Games to Chicago, saying the U.S. "is ready and eager to assume that sacred trust."
President John F. Kennedy's sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who carried on the family's public service tradition by founding the Special Olympics and championing the rights of the mentally disabled, died Tuesday morning, her family said in a statement. She was 88.
Britain's Olympic athletes, already hit by cost cuts last year, could face another round if the government changes hands.
With public debt swelling and the British taxpayer having to foot the bill for once-almighty banks such as the Royal Bank of Scotland or Lloyds, the 2012 London Olympic Games are posing a considerable challenge to a city that celebrated wildly in 2005 when it trumped Paris's bid to host the prestigious sports event.
A South Carolina sheriff said Monday he was not going to charge swimmer Michael Phelps after a photo of the 14-time gold medalist showed him smoking from a marijuana pipe.
Oh my god, Michael Phelps was photographed smoking pot from a bong! How could this Olympian, this national hero, have let us down so completely? What's the world coming to?
The latest on Michael Phelps has him contemplating whether he wants to swim in the 2012 Olympics, which was previously a given.
When Hollywood does sports movies, they are always careful to bring in consultants to make sure the action looks authentic. Well, it's only 30 seconds, but it appears like the folks at Research in Motion, parent company of the BlackBerry, should have brought in a sports consultant for its spot that has been running incessantly during NFL games.