Since she's being sponsored I bet the company has a contractual right to use her name. And, unless there's a clause in that contract that allows her to suspend that arrangement then she couldn't give the IOC exclusive use of her name during the term of the sponsor's contract.
I would bet the company just decided it was less risk to wait a week or two to use the name than it was to roll the dice with potential litigation.
Because it's Slashdot, silly.
It is much easier to suggest solutions when you know nothing about the problem.