Chinese Portal Sohu Selected as Official Sponsor of Internet Content Service (ICS) for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
Source: BOCOG; Sohu.com Inc. (Press Release)
"BOCOG announces today that Sohu.com Inc. (Nasdaq: SOHU) has been selected as the official sponsor of Internet Content Service (ICS) for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
A sponsorship agreement was signed by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, internationally known as BOCOG, and Sohu.com, China's leading Internet content service company.
Under the agreement, Sohu will provide exclusive services to BOCOG to construct, operate and host the official BOCOG website, http://www.beijing2008.com/ , for this historic event. The contract will be effective through December 2008."
"''We feel privileged to be working closely with BOCOG and are very pleased to have been selected for this strategic sponsorship role,'' commented Charles Zhang, Chairman and CEO of Sohu.com. ''To be awarded this prestigious honour and to be so closely aligned with the highly anticipated Beijing 2008 Olympic Games is a testament to Sohu's brand dominance in China, superior technology and commitment to providing the most valuable services and information to the online community.''