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John Hancock


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A US financial company that, as an established sponsor of the Olympic Games, was a major influence upon the internal reforms of the International Olympic Committee after the revelations of bribery and corruption in the late 1990s. In 2003, the company was acquired by Canada's Manulife Financial Corporation and the Olympic sponsorship terminated in 2008. See also Olympic Programme, The.

Subjects: Sport and Leisure.


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