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Gymnastics World Cup To Move From Glasgow To London in '17

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 27 / 16

The Gymnastics World Cup "will move from Glasgow to London in 2017," with new promoter Barry Hearn promising a "lavish and magnificent" event, according to the BBC. Matchroom Chair Hearn hopes the event "will capitalise on the popularity of the sport following Rio 2016 where Britain won seven gymnas...

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