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NO TATOO, YOU! IAAF PUTS BAN ON HUMAN BILLBOARDS

          The International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF)
     has passed a bylaw making it illegal for athletes to attempt
     to "sneak a competing sponsor's ads into track-and-field
     meets by getting their bodies tattooed with corporate
     logos," according to James Christie of the Toronto GLOBE &
     MAIL.  Cecil Smith, a Canadian delegate to the IAAF and Exec
     Dir of the Ontario Track and Field Association, said the
     organization is concerned about "athletes decorating
     themselves with a Nike Swoosh or a Tiger logo.  It's the
     latest craze."  Smith said, however, that the new bylaw
     doesn't specifically cover what an athlete does with their
     hairstyle (James Christie, Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 5/19).

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