August 03, 2007

Coal company sponsors athletes

Diné Olympic hopefuls get boost from companyTwo top Navajo runners will get the chance to compete for a spot at the 2008 Summer Olympics Games in Beijing, China, thanks to the sponsorship of BHP Billiton New Mexico Coal.

According to a June 1 announcement from BHP, Brandon Leslie, 31, of Church Rock, N.M., and Alvina Begay, 26, of Ganado, Ariz., will receive the financial support and equipment necessary to train for the 2008 Olympic Trials.

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