2016 Olympics News

América Móvil to screen Olympics in South America

América Móvil to screen Olympics in South America

The International Olympic Committee has awarded the rights to América Móvil to broadcast the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in 2014 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016. IOC president Jacques Rogge said: “In 2016 the Olympic Games in Rio will be a significant moment in Olympic history, and we are very pleased to have reached this important agreement to ensure fans across the continent are able to have the best broadcast experience of the Games.”

Faldo set to welcome finalists to olympic city of Rio

Faldo set to welcome finalists to olympic city of Rio

8 October 2009 Press Release Tourism News

With the field for the 2009 Faldo Series Grand Final now confirmed, Nick Faldo is set to welcome 70 young golfers from 11 different countries to the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro, recently announced as the venue for the 2016 Olympic Games. FALDO SET TO WELCOME FINALISTS TO OLYMPIC CITY OF RIO

The Olympic effect – Chicago Lost, but Chicago tourism strikes gold

The Olympic effect – Chicago Lost, but Chicago tourism strikes gold

2 October 2009 Focus

Chicago has been eliminated in the first round in it’s bid to host the 2016 Olympics, inspite of a spirited team effort by the Chicago delegation – including President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. But there may still be a consolation prize in something called the Olympic Effect.