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March 20, 2013

Istanbul has signed up some of Turkey’s biggest family businesses to support its bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.

Istanbul has signed up some of Turkey’s biggest family businesses to support its bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games.

The country's largest family-controlled conglomerates – Sabanci Holding, Dogus Group, Yildiz Holding and Koc Holding – have said they will sponsor the bid with cash donations.

The companies also said they would use their marketing expertise to raise awareness of the bid among the Turkish population.

April 6, 2012

Everyone knows Italians take fashion seriously. So it should come as no surprise that the country’s national sailing team will wear clothing designed by one of Italy’s most famous fashion houses at the Olympic Games in London this summer.

Everyone knows Italians take fashion seriously. So it should come as no surprise that the country’s national sailing team will wear clothing designed by one of Italy’s most famous fashion houses at the Olympic Games in London this summer.

Family-controlled Prada announced this week that it will create the outfits for both the athletes and the technical staff, as part of its sponsorship agreement with Federvela, the Italian sailing federation.

August 20, 2008

Barbara Bachman, the wife of murdered family business chairman and CEO Todd Bachman, is making a remarkable recovery according to her physician.

Barbara Bachman (pictured), the wife of murdered family business chairman and CEO Todd Bachman, is making a remarkable recovery according to her physician.

The Mayo clinic released a statement announcing that her condition continues to improve and has been upgraded to "good", indicating a good or excellent prognosis.

"Mrs Bachman has made a remarkable recovery given the significance of her injuries. She continues to get stronger each day and as her strength improves she is able to do more," said the physician.

August 12, 2008

Todd Bachman, the chairman and CEO of family-owned Bachman’s Inc, has been murdered in a random attack in China.

Todd Bachman, the chairman and CEO of family-owned Bachman's Inc, has been murdered in a random attack in China. His wife, Barbara Bachman, was also seriously injured.
 
The couple were sightseeing with daughter Elisabeth at the Drum Tower, a landmark in central Beijing, at the weekend. The two were stabbed by what local law enforcement authorities have asserted was a lone assailant, who consequently took his own life.
 
Recovering in a Beijing hospital, Barbara's condition is currently serious but stable.
 

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