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Michael Phelps to be stripped of gold medals?

by | 21st, August 2012

NO-ONE has won more Olympic golds than Michael Phelps. He’s probably won more golds than most Olympic countries have won in their history. However, things are looking a little uncertain this week. See, Phelps’ 19 gold medals may diminish in number after he got chosen to front a new advertising campaign for Louis Vuitton.

The Olympic committee have a rather large beef with advertising, don’t they?

Phelps appeared in a leaked LV advert on August 13th, which is three days before they were due to be released. Most importantly, the International Olympic Committee introduced a rule this year that states that no athlete is to participate in non-Olympic marketing campaigns from July August 2012.

Thanks to this little breach, Phelps could be stripped of his

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