Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Gallery

In Pictures: Celebrity endorsements gone awry Add to ...

On Wednesday, Nike announced it is severing ties with cyclist Lance Armstrong following a report from the U.S. anti-doping agency detailing evidence he had been a key part of a systematic doping program. But, as marketing reporter Susan Krashinsky notes, companies have long been dealing with digging themselves out of celebrity endorsement scandals.