Hazardous drinking in UK athletes linked with alcohol industry sponsorship

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A link between alcohol sponsorship and hazardous drinking in UK athletes has been shown by researchers. The study is the first to examine alcohol sponsorship of athletes in the UK, and comes at a time when there are calls in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa for greater restriction or bans of alcohol sponsorship and advertising in sport.