Rio 2016 Related News Releases and Story Ideas for Reporters, Bloggers and Media Outlets

NEW YORK--()--Following are the Rio 2016 news releases and story ideas for reporters, bloggers and media outlets:

LOS ANGELES--Nike, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Procter & Gamble Win Medals in Olympics Advertising Breakthrough, According to Ace Metrix Source: Ace Metrix

RIO DE JANEIRO--Worldwide Olympic Partners Bridgestone and Dow Team with Rio 2016 to Advance Education through Sport Source: The Dow Chemical Company

MEDIA ALERT: Gold, Silver, Bronze and Taxes Source: Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting

RIO DE JANEIRO--IOC President Thomas Bach Acknowledges Important Role of Infrastructure Sponsor, GE, in Building the Sustainable Legacy of the Olympic Games Source: GE

CINCINNATI--Tide® Professional Allows Athletes and Families to Focus on Rio 2016 Olympic Dreams, Not Laundry Source: Procter & Gamble

NEW YORK--Laurie Hernandez, U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Champion, Joins the P&G Family as Crest® and Orgullosa Ambassador Source: Procter & Gamble

LUXEMBOURG--Record Demand for SES Satellite Capacity for Olympics Source: SES S.A.

RIO DE JANEIRO--GE Healthcare Equipment Exceeds 4,000 Medical Records and 1,000 Imaging Exams at Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: GE Healthcare

RIO DE JANEIRO--GE Celebrates 10 Years of Olympic Games Sponsorship and Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Infrastructure Sales to Host Cities since 2006 Source: GE

NEW YORK--Samsung and USA Basketball Unite to Create Unprecedented Look at the Sport Through Virtual Reality Source: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

CINCINNATI--Crystal VanTassel-Lopez Celebrates the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by Hosting Bounty’s Quicker Picker Upper Games in Dallas, TX. Source: Procter & Gamble

CINCINNATI--Dinah Wulf Celebrates the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by Hosting Bounty’s Quicker Picker Upper Games in Anaheim, CA Source: Procter & Gamble

MCLEAN, Va.--USA TODAY Sports Launches First Ever Rio Ad Meter Bracket Source: USA TODAY NETWORK

BELLEVUE, Wash.--T-Mobile Extends Unlimited High-Speed Data and Calling for Paralympic Games Source: T-Mobile

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil--In Sport and for Gender Equality, One Win Leads to Another Source: Procter & Gamble

SAN DIEGO--Chicken of the Sea Answers the Call (For Tuna) from U.S. Olympic Diver Amy Cozad Source: Chicken of the Sea

CINCINNATI--Bounty’s Quicker Picker Upper Games in Chicago Helps Kick-Off the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: Procter & Gamble

HERSHEY, Pa.--Hershey’s Chocolate Celebrates Team USA on National S’mores Day Source: The Hershey Company

OLDWICK, N.J.--A.M. BestTV: Staging the Summer Olympics Calls on Range of Insurance Coverages Source: A.M. Best

NEW YORK & BOGOTA, Colombia--Fitch: Latam Infra Diverging, No Aid to Brazil from Olympics Source: Fitch Ratings

RIO DE JANEIRO--P&G Brands Including Gillette®, Pantene® and Tide® Set to Serve Athletes, Moms and Families at the P&G Global Family Home During the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: Procter & Gamble

RIO DE JANEIRO--Dow’s Innovative Science-Based Solutions Are Key to Enabling the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: The Dow Chemical Company

CINCINNATI--Bounty Hosts Quicker Picker Upper Games in Chicago to Celebrate Kick-off of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: Procter & Gamble

NEW YORK--On BizWireTV: U.S. Olympic Opening Ceremony to Feature Hi-Tech Uniforms and Find Out If You’re in a Zika Zone Source: Business Wire

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--Rio Olympics: Zika Still a Risk for Women of Childbearing Age But Dengue Fever Could Pose a Greater Risk According To VIGILINT Medical Experts Source: VIGILINT

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--Will the 2016 Olympics Torch Productivity? An Estimated 55 Million Employed Americans May Watch a Summer Games Event Live During Work Source: Kronos Incorporated

SÃO PAULO--International Arrivals to Brazil to Increase 7 Percent in Olympic Year Source: Euromonitor International

RIO DE JANEIRO & SAN FRANCISCO--Visa Launches Global Financial Education Initiative for Olympic Athletes Source: Visa Inc.

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--DeVry University Unveils Roster of Team DeVry Student-Athletes Competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: DeVry University

SAN FRANCISCO--Riverbed Global Survey Finds 85% of Companies Plan to More Closely Monitor Network and App Performance During Olympics to Maximize Performance of Business Critical Apps Source: Riverbed Technology

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.--Toro® Irrigation Helping Support Water Conservation Efforts on Rio’s Olympic Golf Course Source: The Toro Company

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--Sprint Open World Includes Unlimited Talk and Text in Brazil for the Rio Games and, For a Limited Time, Free Unlimited High-Speed Data Source: Sprint

RIO DE JANEIRO--Dow and Rio 2016 Delivering an Unprecedented Carbon Legacy in BrazilSource: The Dow Chemical Company

MINNEAPOLIS--Thanks to Visa, Every Team USA Medal Won at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Could Mean More FlexPoints for New U.S. Bank FlexPerks® Travel Rewards Visa® Cardmembers Source: U.S. Bancorp

NEW YORK--Perfect Corp. is Bringing Rio and the Summer Games’ Excitement to Beauty Lovers with Exclusive Fan Looks and Exciting Prizes Source: Perfect Corp.

OMAHA, Neb.--Parents of Elite Athletes Score Big in Commitment to Kids; Yet Sideline Financial Goals Source: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation

MIAMI--Next Stop Rio! Versatile Ship Serves as Floating Hotel for Rio Olympics Source: Landry & Kling Events at Sea

NEW YORK--Polo Ralph Lauren, U.S. Olympic Committee Unveil Revolutionary Concept for the 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Flag Bearers and the Opening Ceremony Parade Uniform Source: Ralph Lauren Corporation

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--DISH to Present NBCUniversal’s Coverage of 2016 Rio Olympics, Including 4K Content and Other Enhancements Source: DISH Network L.L.C.

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay--Arcos Dorados to Bring the Spirit of the Olympic Games to Latin America Source: Arcos Dorados

PORTLAND, Ore.--Media Alert: Security Tips for 2016 Olympic Travelers Source: Tripwire

NEW YORK--On BizWireTV: The Business of the Olympics - Brands Go For Gold and Take Over the Wire #Rio2016 Source: Business Wire

HANOVER, Md.--Corporate Networks to Face Olympian Bandwidth and Security Challenges Source: TEKsystems

SAN FRANCISCO--Nexusguard DDoS Research Reveals 80 Percent Attack Increase Source: Nexusguard

SAN RAMON, Calif.--24 Hour Fitness Launches Team USA Bootcamp Program Source: 24 Hour Fitness

SAN FRANCISCO--Visa Adds Refugee Olympic Athletes to Complete Team Visa Rio 2016 RosterSource: Visa

TORONTO--27% of Canadian Consumers Say They Always Feel Concerned about Their Safety, Security Source: GfK

NEW YORK--BET.com Goes for Gold with the Launch of Its New Original Digital Docu-Series “THE FAST LIFE OF: JUSTIN GATLIN” Launching Today, July 18 Source: BET

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J.--William Moreau, DC, Leads Sports Medicine Team and Serves as Chief Medical Officer for Team USA at Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: Foundation for Chiropractic Progress

ATLANTA--Coca-Cola Goes for Gold in Rio 2016 Olympic Games with Global #ThatsGold Campaign Source: The Coca-Cola Company

TORONTO--Procter & Gamble Inc. and the Canadian Olympic Foundation Partner to Support Aspiring Athletes Source: Procter & Gamble

BOSTON--Gillette’s Perfect Isn’t Pretty Film Pays Tribute to Arduous Journeys Faced by Athletes in Lead up to Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: Gillette

CHICAGO--Samsung Announces Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition Source: Samsung

SAN FRANCISCO--Visa Celebrates Rio 2016 Olympic Games With Visa VIP Lounges Exclusively for Visa Chase United Cardmembers Source: Visa Inc.

HERSHEY, Pa.--U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team Joins Team Hershey Ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: The Hershey Company

CONCORD, Calif. & RIO DE JANIERO--Cerus and CEI Announce Donation of INTERCEPT Blood System Kits to HEMORIO for Emergency Preparedness Ahead of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Source: Cerus Corporation

NEW YORK--vitaminwater® Recruits “Tryathletes” for Social Media Challenge Ahead of Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: The Coca-Cola Company

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--ZICO Announces Meet and Greet Getaway Sweepstakes to Hawaii for Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: ZICO

HERSHEY, Pa.--Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Teams Up with U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Skier Lindsey Vonn to “Do Summer Like a Winter Olympian” Source: Reese’s

SEATTLE--uZoom Launches New Personal Live Streaming Video Service, Summer-Long Rollout Will Begin in Seattle and Culminate at Summer Games in Rio Source: uZoom

HERSHEY, Pa.--Hershey’s Chocolate Unveils Partnership with U.S. Gymnast Simone Biles and Campaign That Delivers Messages on Chocolate Bars to Team USA Athletes Source: The Hershey Company

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--DeVry University Announces Student Immersion Experience at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: DeVry University

NEW YORK--USA Diving Makes airweave Official Team Mattress Source: airweave

REDMOND, Wash.--Host Your Own Olympic Games with Mario & Sonic on Wii U Source: Nintendo

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--ZICO Launches 2016 “What’s Inside is Everything” National Campaign with Jessica Alba Source: ZICO Beverages, LLC.

REDMOND, Wash.--Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems Source: Nintendo

NEW YORK--airweave Named Official Mattress of USA Volleyball Source: airweave

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--DeVry University Names First Two Student-Athletes to Team DeVry for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: DeVry University

SAN FRANCISCO--Visa Launches Global Olympic Games Campaign: Athletes “Carpool” Their Way to Rio Source: Visa

LOS ANGELES--Rubicon Project Teams with Leading Global Publishers to Provide Advertisers Greater Access to Summer Olympics Fans Source: Rubicon

Hollywood Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Team US Source: U.S. Wrestling Foundation

OMAHA, Neb.--Rio Reality-Check: U.S. Olympians Team up with TD Ameritrade to Surprise Top Teen Athletes Source: TD Ameritrade

SAN FRANCISCO--Visa Welcomes Swimming Athlete Yusra Mardini to Team Visa Rio 2016 Source: Visa

SAN FRANCISCO--Visa Introduces NFC-Enabled Payment Ring for Team Visa Sponsored Athletes to Use at Rio 2016 Olympic Games Source: Visa

CINCINNATI--Half of Girls Quit Sports By the End of Puberty*: New Always® #LikeAGirl Video Examines Cause – together with Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan - Encourages Girls Everywhere to Keep Playing #LikeAGirl Source: Procter & Gamble

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Release Summary

Recap of stories on Business Wire from Rio 2016.

Contacts

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Mike Maguire, +1 212-752-9600
Twitter: @BWSportsWire