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BMW becomes 2012 Olympics sponsor

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BMW will have to meet strict emission targets

Car manufacturer BMW has become the 24th sponsor for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

It means a fleet of 4,000 vehicles including the Mini and BMW bicycles and motorcycles will be used by athletes, officials, and staff during the Games.

It is also a sustainability partner which means it will have to meet a low carbon and healthy living challenges.

The organisers of the London Olympics have now raised more than £550m of the £700m sponsorship target.



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