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Bernie Ecclestone Planning To Launch Masters Racing Series Featuring Former F1 Drivers

04 / 18 / 14

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone "is planning to launch a masters series for former Formula One drivers following the concept which has been made popular by sports such as golf and tennis," according to Christian Sylt for FORBES. It would see "superstar drivers such as Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet return...

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08/06/13
Germany Releases Doping Report

A report on doping in German sport since the '50s, "kept under wraps for months, was released on Monday and highlighted details of systematic use of banned substances over decades," according to Karolos Grohmann of REUTERS. The report "describes West Germany as organising and experimenting with dopi ...

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08/06/13
Investigators Looking At Nine LFP Games

Spanish Football League (LFP) President Javier Tebas announced on Monday that three La Liga games and six Spanish second division games are "being investigated for suspected match-fixing and all the games under suspicion have been identified to the District Attorney's Anti-corruption Office," accord ...

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08/06/13
31 Turkish Athletes Banned For Doping

Thirty-one Turkish track and field athletes "have been suspended for two years each for doping violations," according to the AP. The Turkish Athletics Federation announced the sanctions Monday, including that of 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist hammer thrower Esref Apak. His case "had been announced in ...

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08/06/13
BCCI Urges Move Against BHC Order

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday approached the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court's order "that held as illegal and unconstitutional the two-member probe panel constituted by it to look into spot-fixing and betting charges" in the Indian Premier League tour ...

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08/06/13
RYS Votes To Allow Female Members

A tradition of restricted male-only membership dating back almost 200 years "has been swept aside by the Royal Yacht Squadron on the Isle of Wight after the membership voted to allow women in as full members," according to Kate Laven of the London TELEGRAPH. A meeting on Sunday, attended by 150 of t ...

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08/06/13
NRL Cronulla Has 'Renewed Hope'

National Rugby League Cronulla Sharks players will approach Tuesday's interviews with Australian Sports Anti-Doping Association investigators with "renewed hope they may emerge unscathed," following revelations that Australian Football League Essendon players are "unlikely to face bans," according t ...

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08/06/13
League Notes

Omega Center, the promoter of the Russian Grand Prix, said Monday that it has managed to resolve its contradictions with the Russian Automobile Federation "concerning the staging of the next year's event" ( AFP, 8/5 ). ... The Int'l Hockey Federation (FIH) "has turned down former Indian ...

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08/05/13
ACC To Follow Up Drug Report By 2015

The Australian Crime Commission "is set to table a follow-up to its explosive report into doping and the integrity of sport by June 2015," according to Proszenko & Aston of the BRISBANE TIMES. The office of the Minister for Home Affairs Jason Clare confirmed that the ACC "still intended to fulfi ...

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08/05/13
League Notes

National Rugby League Brisbane Broncos "have struck a relationship with the New Zealand Rugby Union in a bi-partisan move designed for information sharing and improving development structures." A four-man team "led by Broncos development boss Brendan Barlow attended the NZRU's headquarters in Auckla ...

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08/05/13
Rugby May Cause Early Onset Dementia

Brain injuries expert Dr. Willie Stewart "has discovered what he believes to be the first confirmed case of early onset dementia caused by playing rugby," according to the BBC. Stewart said the discovery suggested "one or two" players competing in the Six Nations every year may go on to develo ...

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