IOC ex­tends part­ner­ship with Visa to 2032

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group on eight un­der par.

“Over­all, it wasn’t a bad round,” she said. “Those mis­cues stuck in my mind for a bit, but I was able to pick up a hand­ful of birdies as well.”

Ariya bo­geyed two of the first four holes but stormed back with six birdies on the back nine for a round of 67 at the par-72 course.

“I didn’t watch the leader­board be­cause af­ter my front nine, I didn’t care about the lead,” she said, ac­cord­ing to Yon­hap news agency. “I just played golf.” Visa Inc has ex­tended its spon­sor­ship deal with the In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee (IOC) to 2032, it an­nounced in Bei­jing on Fri­day.

Visa Inc be­came one of the found­ing mem­bers of the IOC’s World­wide TOP Part­ner Pro­gram in 1986, the top spon­sor­ship deal un­der the IOC.

The com­pany cur­rently pro­motes us­ing wear­able de­vices to make pay­ments, in­stead tra­di­tion­ally us­ing credit cards.

The IOC now has 13 top spon­sors, in­clud­ing China’s Alibaba Inc.

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