AT&T announced its support of Olympic Team USA along with USA Diving, USA Swimming, U.S. Soccer, USA Gymnastics and many individual athletes. AT&T also supports Paralympics(video follows). AT&T is an Official Partner of the U.S. Olympic Committee. U.S. team members are given the latest AT&T-enabled devices to keep them connected to family and friends.
Note the Paralymmpics are supported by Samsung.
AT&T-sponsored athletes have earned more than 15 medals in previous Olympic Games, numerous world team titles and individual medals in other global competitions.AT&T is working with the athletes to produce an innovative advertising campaign, exclusive content available on AT&T U-verse TV, as well as other interactive features for fans.
AT&T sponsors Ryan Lochte, swimming; Rebecca Soni, swimming; Allyson Felix, track & field; David Oliver, track& field; Trey Hardee, track & field; Alex Morgan, soccer; Misty May-Treanor, beach volleyball; Kerri Walsh, beach volleyball; Nastia Liukin, gymnastics; Jordyn Wieber, gymnastics; and members of the Lopez family – Steven Lopez, taekwondo, Diana Lopez, taekwondo, Mark Lopez, taekwondo, along with their coach Jean Lopez.
AT&T also supports Team USA through the three Olympic Training Centers in the U.S. Each training center includes an Athlete Connection Center offering athletes, coaches and staff access to world-class communications technology through AT&T wired and wireless services in dorm rooms, training facilities and practice fields.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. Its purpose is to organize the summer and winter Paralympic Games and act as the International Federation for nine sports, supervising and coordinating World Championships and other competitions.
The London 2012 Paralympic Games will take place between 29 August and 9 September and will see the Paralympic Movement return to the country of its spiritual birthplace.