Associated Press, Friday 20 July 2012
That Pepsi T-shirt and Nike sneakers may seem perfect for a trip to Olympic Park, but will they fall foul of the brand police?… “No, you probably wouldn’t be walking in with a Pepsi T-shirt because Coca-Cola are our sponsors and they have put millions of pounds into this project but also millions of pounds into grass roots sport,” games chief Sebastian Coe told BBC radio. “It is important to protect those sponsors.”… Adidas is another big sponsor, but Coe told the BBC that visitors wearing Nike sneakers would “probably” be allowed in.
The Press Association, Wednesday 25 July 2012
More than 18,000 troops will provide security for the Olympics after ministers felt they should “leave nothing to chance”.