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MLB Exec Dominick Balsamo Says League Hopes To Have Team In Mexico

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 24 / 17

MLB Int'l VP Dominick Balsamo addressed the league's plans for Mexico after opening an office in the country, according to Miguel Boada Nájera of LA AFICIÓN. He said, "We are very excited about the opening of this office, as Mexico is one of our most important markets. I can say that, ...

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PCB Exec Calls For Compensation

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NBA To Base Academy In Canberra

The NBA will base its global academy at the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence in Canberra, according to Roy Ward of THE AGE. The COE has developed "almost all of Australia's elite stars" including NBA or WNBA players Andrew Bogut, Patty Mills, Penny Taylor, Matthew Dellavedova and Laure ...

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Zhukov Calls Doping System Inefficient

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ARU Agrees To Review Plans For Game

The Australian Rugby Union has "bowed to pressure from a number of high-profile former players, saying it will review its strategic plan for the code," according to the AAP. Dozens of ex-Wallabies, including former World Cup winner Simon Poidevin, had signed a letter "detailing their concerns" about ...

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League Notes

The National Rugby League has " shelved plans to trial hair follicle testing but changes could be afoot for the game’s illicit drug testing regime," with the players’ union "preparing to push for a review of the system in the wake of Ben Barba’s suspension for a second positive ...

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Miguel Cardenal To Step Down From CSD

Spanish Superior Sports Council (CSD) President Miguel Cardenal announced that he is stepping down from his position, according to Almudena Rivera of MARCA. He said that he had been "thinking about the decision for months," but after Monday's ruling about a complaint filed by former Spanish T ...

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Analyst Calls Malaysia Match-Fixing Hub

Malaysia has "overtaken Singapore as the hub for sports match-fixing in Southeast Asia following a crackdown in the city-state," an int'l conference heard Monday, according to the AFP. Independent industry consultant and former FIFA Security Chief Chris Eaton said, "Malaysia is the epicenter of trad ...

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China Driving To Develop Rugby

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LNC Taking UCI To Court Over Calendar

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BCCI Lifts Test Ban

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