SAN FRANCISCO -- Visa International announced that it has extended its sole sponsorship of the USA/Visa Decathlon Team through the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.

Visa reached an agreement with U.S.A. Track and Field, the governing body for track and field in the United States. Visa's sponsorship of the team, which began in 1990, was set to expire at the end of June.

The association said it created the team to provide decathletes with training and resources.

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