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Sporting Codes Wary Of Australian Independent Tribunal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 23 / 17

The Turnbull government "has sought to avoid another bruising stoush with Australia’s professional sporting codes" by inviting them to "opt-in" to a new integrity framework in which athletes accused of doping and match-fixing will be judged by an independent tribunal, according to Chip Le Gran...

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10/27/16
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10/27/16
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10/27/16
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The PGA Tour is opening a new office in Tokyo as the Tour looks to grow the game in Asia. The Tour announced that it has hired Masashi Ishii as VP and managing director to oversee the office. Ishii, a Japan native, previously worked as president of the Jupiter Golf Network since '10, overseein ...

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10/26/16
NBA Rosters Feature 113 Int'l Players

The NBA announced that a record 113 int'l players from a record 41 countries and territories are on opening night rosters for the '16-17 season. It marks the third-consecutive season that opening night rosters feature at least 100 int'l players and that all 30 teams have at least one int'l player. O ...

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10/26/16
Russia Dismisses Deputy Sports Minister

Russia has dismissed a deputy sports minister at "the heart of the doping scandal that led to its track and field athletes being banned from the Rio Olympics," according to Maria Tsvetkova of REUTERS. Yury Nagornykh was "named as a key player in an investigation into state-sponsored doping" by the W ...

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