With the summer games just 60 days away, Visa on Tuesday extended its Olympic sponsorship through 2000.

Visa's leaders took time out from their annual meeting in Montreal to herald the new agreement with the International Olympic Committee. With it, Visa continues to be a worldwide sponsor, the exclusive card, and the official payment system for the 1998 winter games in Nagano, Japan, and the 2000 summer games in Sydney, Australia.

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