Brazil has reportedly sacked Manager LUIZ FELIPE SCOLARI
"just hours after the end of a home World Cup in which they suffered two of their worst defeats in the tournament's history."
Scolari, who led Brazil to the last of its record five World Cups in '02, said after the game that "he would make a report to his bosses at the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) and only then would his fate be decided." But newspaper O Globo reported that Scolari "was fired late on Sunday." The paper said that an official announcement "would be made on Monday." There was "no confirmation from the CBF, nor from Scolari's press adviser" (REUTERS, 7/14
). ... JEAN-CHRISTOPHE ROLLAND
has taken over as the president of the Int'l Rowing Federation (FISA). Rolland received the symbolic key to the FISA headquarters from DENIS OSWALD
at a gala dinner held during the World Rowing Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland on Saturday night (FISA
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