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Canadian Olympic Committee and Cosport Launch Ticket Sales for Olympic Games in Torino
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November 22, 2004
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Toronto, Ontario - -The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and CoSport are announcing the launch of ticket sales to the Canadian public for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. The partnership was established to provide Canadians the opportunity to purchase premier event tickets and hospitality packages for the upcoming Olympic Games. As the Official Ticket and Travel Package Agent of the Canadian Olympic Team and Official Sponsor of the Torino 2006 Olympic Games, CoSport is the only company that provides full access to the Olympic Games.

The Games are fast approaching and we are excited to commence our individual ticket and ticket package sales said Matt Bijur, President of CoSport. We continue to value our ongoing partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee and we feel privileged to be able to provide access to the Games to a nation that is so passionate about winter sports. We pledge to the Canadian public unparalleled service and extraordinary access to the Olympic Games in Torino.

CoSport will accept individual ticket requests starting today at www.cosport.com. From now until December 22, Canadian residents will be able to request tickets for their desired Olympic events. CoSport will also offer a wide variety of Olympic event ticket packages that will include pre-selected events. Ticket package sales begin today and will be sold on a live - first-come first-serve basis. All information needed to secure Olympic Games tickets including the competition schedule, venue information, times and prices is available on the CoSport web site.

In February 2005, CoSport will increase public access to the Olympic Games by offering a wide variety of accommodation/ticket packages. These packages are being designed to give Canadians a full range of amenities from all inclusive packages - including meals, bi-lingual hosts, ground transportation, accommodation and tickets to base level packages which include tickets and accommodations.

About CoSport

CoSport, LLC is a leading provider of Olympic Games hospitality packages and individual Olympic Games event tickets. CoSport's array of products and services are the leading choice for consumers seeking rarified access to the Olympic Games. CoSport offers individual Olympic Games tickets and hospitality packages that include premier event tickets, accommodations and accredited ground transportation obtained directly through the Olympic Organizing Committees. For more information, please visit www.cosport.com

About Jet Set Sports

Jet Set Sports LLC, the parent company of CoSport, has provided corporate clients with unparalleled hospitality experiences at the Olympic Games since 1984. With over two decades catering only to Olympic Games travelers, Jet Set Sports has repeatedly demonstrated its ability to deliver the best in accommodations, event tickets, catering, ground transportation, management and other services. It is these VIP packages that have set the standard for Corporate Hospitality at the Olympic Games. For more information, please visitwww.jetsetsports.com

About the COC

The COC, a private, not-for-profit corporation, is the largest private supporter of high performance sport in Canada. It is responsible for all aspects of Canada's involvement in the Olympic movement, including Canada's participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games and a wide variety of programs that promote the Olympic Movement in Canada through cultural and educational means. For more information see the COC website:www.olympic.ca

CoSport Contact:

Liz Miello-Alford

908-766-2227

liz@cosport.com

COC Contact:

Hélène Lapointe

514-861-3371, ext. 227

hlapointe@olympic.ca


For more information:

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

   
 

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