Russian gay law raises alarm among Olympic sponsors
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Fears Russia's controversial gay law could affect next year's Sochi Winter Games has reached sponsors despite efforts by the hosts to play down the issue, the International Olympic Committee said on Sunday....
"Lately there has been a lot of discussion and I am pushed by several sponsors about what will happen with this new law in Russia," IOC marketing chief Gerhard Heiberg told Sochi Games chief Dmitry Chernyshenko.
"Especially the American sponsors are afraid what could happen. This could ruin a lot for all of us."