Lord Sebastian Coe, the head of the 2012 London Olympic committee has said that BP will remain a top-level sponsor, despite the oil spill. Coe went so far as to call BP "an example of a world-class company who are working with us, sharing our vision and bringing it forward". Seems the ineptitude of BP's PR department is catching. Read more: BBC Sport
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