Did Mcdonalds sponsor 2012 Olympics?

Did Mcdonalds sponsor 2012 Olympics?

NEW YORK/BERLIN (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp ended its 41-year-old sponsorship of the Olympic Games three years early, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday, reflecting the U.S. fast-food giant’s focus on its core business as well as rising Olympics sponsorship costs and declining TV ratings.

Why did McDonald’s stop sponsoring the Olympics?

This year’s Winter Olympics will be a first for many athletes. But for longtime sponsor McDonald’s (MCD), it’ll be the last. “As a result, we have made the decision, in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee, to focus on different priorities.” The IOC echoed that the decision to part ways was mutual.

How much did it cost for McDonald’s to sponsor the Olympics?

McDonald’s had extended its sponsorship agreement with the Olympics in 2012 for a further eight years. As a “Top Partner”, it paid a reported $100m for each two-game deal covering the summer and winter Olympic Games up to and including 2020.

Where did Athletics take place in the 2012 Olympics?

Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics. The athletics competitions at the 2012 Olympic Games in London were held during the last 10 days of the Games, on 3–12 August. Track and field events took place at the Olympic Stadium in east London. The road events, however, started and finished on The Mall in central London.

Who are the winners of the London 2012 Olympics?

London 2012 Olympic Games rank country gold silver total 1 United States 46 29 104 2 China 38 27 88 3 Russia 24 26 82 4 Great Britain 29 17 65

Who was the director of the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony?

The opening ceremony, directed by Danny Boyle, received widespread acclaim throughout the world, particular praise from the British public and a minority of widely ranging criticisms from some social media sites. During the Games, Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, winning his 22nd medal.

Who was the Womens swimmer in London 2012?

Indeed, for many, London 2012 has truly been “the women’s Games.” Hungary’s Eva Risztov lead the way throughout the 10 km swimming held at the Serpentine in London’s Hyde Park before going on to get the gold medal. Related Gallery London 2012: The women’s Olympics?