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Rogge gets confused over BP 2012 sponsorship

Jacques Rogge faces both ways over BP's sponsorship of the 2012 Olympics. On the one hand it is reported that the Olympic governing body is content to allow BP to sponsor the London Games provided the firm takes proper "corrective measures" to alleviate the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

But Mr Rogge warned that "if a company would have been negligent, that's another issue".

Confusingly, when asked what would happen if investigators find BP to have been negligent, Mr Rogge said of the London organisers: "It's their decision; it's not our decision."

Seb, Lord, Coe has supported BP as a 2012 sponsor.

So it isn't another issue after all!


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