The bribery scandal engulfing the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah, has prompted John Hancock Financial Services to stop negotiations with NBC to become a major broadcast sponsor of the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. John Hancock released a statement February 10 that says, "The company will not purchase any advertising until it is confident that the International Olympic Committee is heading in the right direction." However, the Boston-based company is still ...

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