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Spain's Superior Sports Council Asks Court To Terminate President Of Tennis Federation

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 02 / 15

Spain's Superior Sports Council's (CSD) board of directors requested that the country's Administrative Court for Sport (TAD) open another  investigation into Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) President José Luis Escañuela  and interim President Olvido Aguilera for "t...

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F1 To Ban In-Season Helmet Changes

F1 drivers "will be banned from changing helmet designs in-season under new rules set to be introduced this year," according to Jonathan Noble of AUTOSPORT. As part of a push to improve the promotional appeal of the sport, F1 chiefs "have grown concerned that fans are turned off by drivers constantl ...

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AFLPA CEO Calls For Higher Pay

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Russian Federation Suing German Network

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Relegation 'Unlikely' For Six Nations

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