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Will sponsors walk from swimming?

Posted by: 2UE | 22 February, 2013 - 7:46 AM
Will sponsors walk away from the swimming team?

Advertising executives say they expect swimming and its stars to lose sponsorship deals as more details about bad behaviour in the lead up to the London Olympics are aired.

James Magnussen and his four by 100 freestyle relay team-mates will front the media today, after this week's release of a review into the games.

They'll be forced to address claims they mixed sleeping tablets with energy drinks at a lead-up camp in Manchester.

BWM Marketing executive Rob Belgionvane has told Dicko & Sarah the ordeal is taking a toll on the sport's image.


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