An athlete from London is seeking a sponsorship deal for the 2012 Olympics on the auction site eBay...
James Ellington, 26, is advertising on the site with a reserve of £30,000 (€35,000) from any sponsor willing to assist. He will wear a sponsor’s branded kit in full training to the run-up to the Olympics.
James is a sprinter. He was injured in 2010 and is preparing
for the games but with no support.
He said “I now need a sponsor who can help me commit myself to getting into Team GB and win a medal for Great Britain at London 2012”.
James has run the fastest 200m by a British athlete this year - 20.52 seconds.
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|To entrust, especially for safekeeping
|Asked if he was a candidate, he refused to commit himself.
|Superlative of fast, faster than everyone else.
|Usain Bolt is the fastest
|The condition of being oneself or itself
|He doubted his own identity.
|To be hurt after an accident.
|I got injured when I fell.
|To provide with proper or necessary skills, knowledge, credentials
|To qualify oneself for a job.
|To promise money to someone if they complete a challenge.
|I'll sponsor you €5
|Financial help for a project
|Messi has a sponsorship deal with Nike.
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