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2014-07-03 12:24:13

VANCOUVER, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Almost eleven years to the day after winning the rights on July 3, 2003 to host the 2010 Olympic Games, today the project officially ends with the release of Games' final financial and operations reports showing no debts or liabilities and a lasting legacy of knowledge, capacity and facilities and pride for British Columbians and all Canadians. Auditors Ernst and Young today completed an independent audit of VANOC's final financial statements approved on June...

2014-07-03 12:24:09

TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marks both the 11(th) anniversary of winning the right to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the formal closure of the project known as the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Organizing Committee (VANOC). The Canadian Olympic Committee proudly released the following statement: "In 2010, we invited the world into our home and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games were delivered in world-class style. Congratulations to the...

2014-06-30 00:20:57

MOSCOW, June 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A delegation of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, headed by Organizing Committee President Dmitry Chernyshenko, has flown to the Republic of Korea, where from June 28 to July 05, the city of PyeongChang will host the IOC Debriefing of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, an event devoted to the transfer of knowledge from the 2014 Games organizers to the Organizing Committees of the next Olympic Games. The President of the Sochi 2014...

2014-06-23 12:27:09

MOSCOW, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MegaFon's innovative project wins Russia's first Grand Prix MegaFon's Olympic pavilion won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions festival, a major event for professionals in the advertising and creative industries. This is the first time in 61 years that a nominee from Russia has won the main prize. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/693716 ) MegaFon OJSC is a leading Russian...

2014-06-03 12:31:23

CALGARY, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced the events that Canadian Paralympic Team members will take part in during the three-day 2014 Celebration of Excellence, honouring Sochi 2014 Olympians, Paralympians and coaches. The festivities will take place in Ottawa, Edmonton, Banff, Red Deer and Calgary June 4 to 6. Media are invited for photos and interview opportunities. HEROES TOUR The Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams will...

2014-04-28 08:26:29

MILAN, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched last December, Balich Worldwide Shows S.r.l., a company operating at worldwide level in entertainment and show business, has now officially announced its management structure. Marco Balich, President, Gianmaria Serra, C.E.O. and Simone Merico, Vice-President and Business Director will lead the company which, although only recently set up, can already take credit for the production of three Olympic Ceremonies, those of Sochi 2014....

2014-04-07 16:24:26

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Dear media, The Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Canadian Olympic Committee cordially invite you to take part in the 2014 Celebration of Excellence to commemorate the great performances and achievements of Canadian Olympians and Paralympians at the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Celebration of Excellence has been honoring Canada's most distinguished Olympic athletes, coaches and builders for the past 60 years in...

2014-03-27 08:31:20

The most powerful and versatile uplink unit on the market - weighing only 2.2lbs (1kg), with new video encoder, proprietary antenna technology and up to 14 network links - achieves instant success worldwide HACKENSACK, N.J., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveU (www.liveu.tv), the leader in portable live video acquisition, contribution and management solutions, has announced that the company's new smaller, stronger LU500 has taken the market by storm. Positive feedback is flowing...

2014-03-24 12:34:22

10.8 Million Total Hours of Online Video Delivered during 2014 Olympic Winter Games CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, was integral in helping NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, deliver a massive 10.8 million hours of online video as part of its production of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in...

2014-03-19 23:02:44

FileCatalyst Direct solution enabled NBC Olympics to transfer event footage between Sochi, Russia, and Stamford, Connecticut, to facilitate remote production during its coverage of 2014 Sochi Winter Games. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, selected Unlimi-Tech Software, the pioneer in accelerated file transfers and the creator of FileCatalyst, the world’s leading accelerated file transfer solution, as its file transfer technology for...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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