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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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