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Int'l Swimming Federation FINA Publishes Members' Salary Figures Following IOC Lead

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 20 / 15

The World Swimming Federation (FINA) on Friday "published financial compensation details," becoming the first int'l sport body to follow the lead of the IOC earlier this month, according to Karolos Grohmann of REUTERS. Switzerland-based FINA said that top officers, including the president, "were vol...

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09/30/13
BCCI Re-Elects Srinivasan

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NFL To Grow U.K. Fanbase

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09/27/13
NRL Believes Roosters Are Clean

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09/27/13
IPL Creator Lalit Modi Banned For Life

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