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Chime in another controversial deal as it buys Lord Coe’s sports company for £12m

Much muttering in UK adland today about mini-marcoms group Chime Communications’ purchase of (Lord) Sebastian Coe’s sports consultancy company Complete Leisure Group for a reported £12m. Coe (left), who was chairman of the London Olympics, owns 90 per cent of ...

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David Beckham kicks off the Olympics for Samsung

How many times will David Beckham appear at the London Olympics in one form or another (including in person, of course)? Well he won’t be in the GB football team, having lost out to some aged Welshmen but here’s his ...

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Whoops – Marlon Devonish stars in GSK Olympics blockbuster but he’s not going to the Games

Picking sports winners for your ads is notoriously difficult and GlaxoSmithKline has committed a vintage howler in choosing British sprinter Marlon Devonish to front its campaign plugging its role as the official drugs tester at the imminent London Olympics. Sprinter ...

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