Company owner 'appalled' by advert

Sir Martin Sorrell, the British chief executive of communications giant WPP, the company who owns advertising agency Young & Rubicam, has called the Olympic advert released by the Argentinian government "totally unacceptable."

He told the Daily Telegraph:

The ad is totally, and I mean totally, unacceptable. The agency has formally apologised for any offence or pain caused. We are appalled and embarrassed by it.

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Anger at Argentina Olympics ad

Argentina's controversial advert of an Olympic hopeful training on the Falkland Islands has been criticised by Foreign Secretary William Hague.