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National Rugby League Side Canterbury Gets Government OK For $93M Project

04 / 18 / 14

National Rugby League side Canterbury Bulldogs "has received the government's go-ahead" for a A$100M ($93M) project "to transform its premises at Belmore into a six-star hotel and create new revenue streams that should guarantee the financial security and strength of the Bulldogs," according to Dani...

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Leeds Unsack Manager McDermott

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02/03/14
Racing Santander Booted From '14 Copa

Spanish Spanish third division side Racing Santander has been "banned from next year's Copa del Rey after refusing to play " in Thursday's Copa del Rey match against Real Sociedad, according to FOOTBALL ESPANA. Racing "has been removed from next year's tournament" and fined €3,000 ($4,000). No ...

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02/03/14
Bradford Directors Complete Purchase

Super League side Bradford Bulls "are finally under the ownership of the club's board of directors," according to SKY SPORTS. An agreement was reached in early January for former Owner Omar Khan "to transfer his shareholding to the Bulls' current board." That deal did not go through owing to "unfore ...

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01/31/14
Wests Tigers To Overhaul Structure

National Rugby League side Wests Tigers "have struck a historic agreement to overhaul their corporate structure in what the NRL describes as a potential blueprint for other clubs to follow," according to Adrian Proszenko of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The Balmain and Western Suburbs factions, "an une ...

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01/31/14
Santos To Take Neymar Sr. To Court

Brazilian side Santos President Odilio Rodrigues has said that his club intends to "take Neymar Sr. to court to claim a share" of a €40M payment that Neymar's father received "as part of his son's move to Barcelona last summer," according to Dermot Corrigan of ESPN. The transfer is "currently ...

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01/31/14
Racing Santander Walks Off Pitch

Spanish third division side Racing Santander, which on Monday threatened not to play the team's Copa del Rey match scheduled for Thursday against Real Sociedad "due to owed payments, warmed up on the field, but did not play the game," according to AS. Santander's players had released a "statement ...

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01/31/14
South Sydney Wary Of Packer's Power Play

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Haas Says He Is Serious About F1 Team

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