Recruitment ad withdrawn
A recruitment ad for the Czech military which used the theme of the Olympic Games without permission has been withdrawn from radio broadcasting. The ad, which began in conjunction with the Olympics, draws a parallel between the Olympic Games and service in the military, saying both require similar traits such as physical endurance, teamwork and dedication. However the Defence Ministry which commissioned the ad failed to get permission from the Czech Olympic Committee to use the theme. A new ad is now being created without any mention of the Olympics.