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ACOG SIGNS NISSAN AS THIRD AUTO SPONSOR
Published July 14, 1995
On Thursday, the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic games announced the signing of Nissan Motor Corp. USA as an official sponsor of the '96 Summer Games. Nissan USA has committed to fund training and travel [to the games] for U.S. athletes. In addition, Nissan will provide "a fleet of vehicles" for the Olympic Village and play a "critical role" in helping transport 25,000 members of the Olympic family and the 15,000 media who cover the games" (ACOG). GM and BMW are the two other automotive sponsors of the Games.