30 Nov '12, 8pm

At last! Huge strides forward in track and field as USATF rules committee lifts sponsorship logo restrictions:

The USATF Rules Committee voted unanimously yesterday on Rule Change 18, which, upon approval at the general meeting on Sunday, will remove the USATF’s sponsorship logo restrictions. This will conclude a battle that has spawned numerous Facebook groups, hashtags, conspiracy theories and, for better or worse, mainstream media attention for our sport. But come Monday morning, the operative question will be: “OK, now what?” Perhaps the most dramatic consequence of this rule change will be that athletes and the sport now have one less excuse to explain away the sport’s professional plight. People will no longer be able to say “Well we’d love to have more sponsorships - and we totally would - but USATF has these idiot rules, so…..” Simply because sponsors can now have their logos seen on athletes’ uniforms (or bodies) does not mean they will be beating down our doors to buy sin...

Full article: http://www.flotrack.org/blog/43281-Logo-Restrictions-Lift...

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