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Nike suspends sponsorship with Hockey Canada

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Amid the fallout of sexual assault scandals with Hockey Canada, the country's ice hockey governing body, American athletic clothing brand Nike has suspended its sponsorship after other sponsors did the same in recent days.

“Nike believes sport should create a safe, supportive environment for all athletes. We’re deeply concerned by the ongoing reports around Hockey Canada. We believe significant and substantive action is required to support athletes and transform hockey for future generations,” the company said in a statement.

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