The Olympics

Team GB Olympic athlete Jodie Williams sprints through 7 questions about Rio 2016 with Coca-Cola

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British sprinter Jodie Williams is one of the country's greatest ever junior athletes. From the Olympic Village in Rio, Brazil, she talks to Coca-Cola GB about her experience at this summer's 2016 Rio Olympic Games, where she'll be competing in the Women's 200m. Jodie Williams, 22, from Hertfordshire, is certainly one to watch. Between 2005 and 2010, she boasted a 151-race unbeaten streak as a junior, and was crowned double world youth champion.

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Games time in real time: inside Coke’s Rio newsroom

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It’s the morning after opening ceremonies for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games dazzled thousands of fans inside Maracanã Stadium and millions more around the world with a stunning celebration of both Brazil and the Olympic spirit, and Coke’s social media newsroom is abuzz with both pride and purpose. A team of marketers from the company’s Brazil and Atlanta offices keeps an eye on a wall of monitors, some of which are broadcasting the day’s competition

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The story of Maracanã Stadium and other Rio 2016 Olympic venues

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Nearly half-a-million tourists will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. Many of those fans will be spending their time at Rio bars and restaurants, meeting people from all different countries and lapping up the Brazilian sunshine. But when they're not carousing, they'll be watching sporting events all across the city. Which means they will be spending a good portion of their time at some of the key venues staging these events. Here,

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Coca-Cola Future Flames: from 2012 Olympic torchbearer to wheelchair basketball medal winner

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Remember the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games? Who could forget! We have some amazing memories from that fantastic summer, including the Coca-Cola Future Flames. Four years ago, 1,300 inspirational young people were selected to run in the Olympic Torch Relay in recognition of their passion for sport and positive contributions in their local communities. Ben Fox was a Coca-Cola Future Flames winner, who carried the Olympic Torch through Royal

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Rio 2016: the who, what and where of the Olympic Games

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With just a few days to go before the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, athletes and fans around the world are preparing for weeks of thrilling action, world records and personal triumphs in scenic Brazil. Here’s a roundup of the people, places and events you need to know to prepare for every leap, lap and lunge when the action kicks off on the 5th August… The Location When Rio de Janeiro was announced as the host city in 2009, Brazil became the

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Behind the scenes of the Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay

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Before every Olympic Games comes the Olympic Torch Relay, where athletes, celebrities and fans carry the Olympic flame across continents, ending up at the stadium. As the longest continuous sponsor, Coca-Cola looks into this year's unique Rio 2016 Olympic Torch Relay.  In the last few weeks, the Olympic flame has flown in a hot-air balloon, travelled down a zip-line, hang-glided and caught rides on a stand-up paddleboard, a donkey and a steam

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100 Days to Rio 2016 Olympics: The Coca-Cola London Eye Turns Yellow and Green to Celebrate

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It’s just 100 days to go until the 2016 Olympics kicks off in Rio and we are certainly getting excited about it! To celebrate London symbolically passing the Olympic torch to Rio de Janeiro in the run-up to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Coca-Cola London Eye was lit up in the colours of the Brazilian flag - yellow and green - at sunset on April 27. Looking spectacular on London’s South Bank, the Brazil-themed illumination represented

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How long has The Coca-Cola Company been a sponsor of the Olympic Games?

Since 1928. We’re the longest-running, continuous sponsor of both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. We believe the Olympic Movement is a force for good, bringing people and countries together, and we’re proud to use our name to raise its profile and support the world's most watched and revered international sporting event. Did you know? Since 1992, we’ve also supported the Olympic Torch Relay, which provides a unique opportunity to share

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Coca-Cola Brazil Launches ‘Taste The Feeling’ In Rio

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A new science museum in Rio de Janeiro – Museu do Amanhã (Tomorrow Museum) hosted the Brazilian launch of Coke’s new “one-brand” marketing strategy and global advertising campaign in the city that will welcome the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. More than 300 people got an exclusive look at the new “Taste the Feeling” ads alongside futuristic architecture designed by Santiago Calatrava. Designers, models, actors, journalists, musicians, community

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Coca-Cola FAQs: Community

Below you'll find some of the most frequently asked community questions about Coca-Cola: 1. Does Coca-Cola GB support any charities or community projects? 2. Would Coca‑Cola GB sponsor me to raise money for charity? 3. What has Coca‑Cola done to ensure water is used responsibly in its operations in India? 4. How long has The Coca-Cola Company been a sponsor of the Olympic Games? Can't find your question? Get in touch using our contact

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