Tower Hamlets bosses have been forced to tear down posters at sports centres in the East End because they use the five 'Olympic' rings logo. The posters had already been in place for six years-long before London won the bid last year to host the Games, the council pointed out.
But the Olympics authority has gone on the offensive to stop "unauthorised use" of its prized logo after Parliament passed an Act last year banning its use to protect commercial sponsorship.
From: Town Hall's wrists slapped over Olympic logo, East London Advertiser, 8 11 06
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