VISA USA reported that more than 200 members and 1,900 merchants in the USA have signed up for VISA “Olympic Games” marketing programs. VISA also has become one of the first major sponsors to initiate marketing activities related to the upcoming “ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games.” VISA said this week it has produced two additional “Olympic Games”-themed television spots which will air before the “Games.” During the “Super Bowl” VISA aired its first “Olympic Games”-themed TV spot. VISA’s “Team Spirit Promotion” sweepstakes is still underway and will conclude in April. The “ATHENS 2004 Olympic Games” will mark the 18th year of VISA’s sponsorship. VISA was the first sponsor signed on through 2012. !