Protests over Russian anti-gay stance persist, targeting Olympic sponsors, as Sochi Games near

  • by: DAVID CRARY , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 5, 2014 - 10:50 PM

NEW YORK — Protesters in cities around the world targeted major Olympic sponsors Wednesday, just ahead of the Winter Games in Sochi, urging them to speak out against Russia's law restricting gay-rights activities. Two more sponsors of the U.S. Olympic team condemned the law, but leading global sponsors did not join them.