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Olympic Stadium May Be Rebranded Tesco Stadium During West Ham Stay

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 16

West Ham's new home could be known as the Tesco Stadium "after it emerged the supermarket giant is poised to join the race to secure the renaming rights for the Olympic Stadium," according to Martha Kelner of the London DAILY MAIL. The London Legacy Development Corp. had been "expected to complete" ...

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