NBCUniversal is expecting to open a new theme park in Beijing "in the next couple of months", leaving it well-placed to cash in on an influx of international tourists coinciding with next year’s Winter Olympics in the Chinese capital.
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NBCUniversal to be "profitable" on Tokyo 2020 in spite of TV audience decline and "drum-beat of negativity"
It will be some time before the full picture on Tokyo 2020 global viewing figures emerges, but early indications suggest patterns are in line with what you might expect from an event taking place in the Asian time-zone, in an increasingly fragmented, technology-led media market.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has borrowed $5 million (£3.6 million/€4.2 million) from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help mitigate the impact of Tokyo 2020's postponement.
Revenues at World Rugby fell off a cliff last year, plunging to just £10.8 million ($14.9 million/€12.6 million) from £381.4 million ($526 million/€445.9 million) in 2019.
"Strict" financial discipline to be maintained at International Tennis Federation as $3 million IOC loan revealed
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has reported a deficit of $6.9 million (£5 million/€5.9 million) after a coronavirus-disrupted 2020 campaign.
International Gymnastics Federation borrows total of more than $2 million from IOC and Swiss Government
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) looks to have taken out a loan of approximately $1.5 million (£1.1 million/€1.3 million) from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to help tide it over in the wake of last year’s Tokyo 2020 postponement.
It is not just spectators who will be largely missing at Tokyo 2020; egg-laying sea turtles seem also - so far - to be absent
For the past two years – as confirmed by an 80-page update to the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee’s pre-Games report on sustainability – "endangered sea turtle nesting" was detected at Tsurigasaki Beach, where the sport of surfing is set to make its Olympic debut on Sunday (July 25).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has entered into a flexible borrowing arrangement known as a "revolving credit facility" with a number of Swiss banks.
The postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has, as expected, taken a heavy toll on the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) financial performance in 2020, with the Lausanne-based body reporting a deficit of $55 million (£40 million/€46.7 million) for the year.
Emirates Group, the Dubai airline which sponsors a wide range of sports organisations and events, has posted a heavy loss for the strongly COVID-19-impacted 12 months to end-March 2021 - its first-ever annual deficit.
EOC posts surplus while warning that Tokyo 2020 delay has stretched many NOCs "almost to breaking point"
The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has reported a small surplus of just over €300,000 (£257,000/$364,000) for the COVID-scarred year of 2020.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) has defied the pandemic by reporting financial results for the COVID-impacted year of 2020 that were significantly better than originally budgeted.
Another leading Summer Olympic International Federation (IF) has posted a substantial loss for 2020, with the International Swimming Federation (FINA) revealing a deficit for the year of CHF21.5 million (£16.9 million/$23.9 million/€19.7 million).
The International Olympic Committee's (IOC) new hospitality partner looks set to pay Olympic and Paralympic bodies at least $1.3 billion (£917 million/€1.1 billion) over the course of their three-Games agreement.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) fell into the red last year, as COVID-19 forced the rescheduling of most planned international competitions.