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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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Nippon Officials Admit To Juicing Ball

After months of denial and an inexplicably huge surge in home runs, "Japan's baseball chiefs have admitted they secretly switched the design of the ball to make the game more exciting," according to the AFP. Players and fans had repeatedly quizzed Nippon Professional Baseball bosses after seeing a ...

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06/13/13
AFL, NRL Slammed By Senate Committee

The CEOs of the Australian Football League and National Rugby League "have been slammed for not fronting a senate committee hearing focussed on implementing an accreditation process for sports scientists in Australia," according to Barbeler & Lane of THE AGE. Instead, the two sporting bodies sen ...

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06/13/13
DEB To Start New 2nd Bundesliga In '14

The German Hockey Federation (DEB) "has announced the start of a 'new 2nd Bundesliga' in '14-15 under its umbrella," according to SPORT1. Not enough clubs registered by the deadline of June 7 to have an organized operation of the 2nd Bundesliga, therefore "it is not possible to implement the new 2nd ...

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06/13/13
Spain Considers Match-Fixing Legislation

Spain's government has proposed a division to add to the Spanish Protection of Health and Anti-Doping Agency: match-fixing, bribery and illegal betting, according to Gerardo Riquelme of MARCA. This division, "for which there is no date determined because the Law Against Fraud just started being draf ...

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06/13/13
America's Cup Entrance Fee Could Be Cut

Emirates Team New Zealand's Managing Dir Grant Dalton "has vowed to invoke a nationality clause and slash the costs of competing" by around 50% if Team New Zealand win the America's Cup sailing competition in San Francisco this year, according to Dana Johannsen of the NEW ZEALAND HERALD. The w ...

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06/13/13
IPL Witness Alleges Police Corruption

The business partner of Indian Premier League Rajasthan Royals Owner Raj Kundra on Wednesday claimed in a court that "he was forced to name him in cricket betting on instructions from Delhi Police personnel who had 'traumatized' and 'physically abused' him in illegal custody for five days," accordin ...

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06/13/13
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06/12/13
Scottish Clubs Reject Tougher Racism Rules

Scottish football clubs on Tuesday night "voted against implementing stricter regulations that would combat racism and sectarianism," according to Tom Farmery of the LONDON TIMES. Ahead of the vote, the Scottish FA "had been confident that members would follow the strict stance on racism" demonstrat ...

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06/12/13
Mercedes, Pirelli To Face Tribunal

Mercedes and F1 tire supplier Pirelli "will appear before an international tribunal in Paris on June 20 to answer charges of breaking the rules by testing in Spain last month," according to Alan Baldwin of REUTERS. Motorsports governing body FIA said in a statement that "a notification of charges ag ...

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06/12/13
Cricket Experts Skeptical Of Clean-Up

Cricket commentators said Tuesday that "plans to jam mobile phones during matches and ban cheerleaders from the sidelines are unlikely to cure Indian cricket of the scourge of corruption," according to the AFP. Officials "announced an ambitious 12-point plan on Monday aimed at ridding the multi-bill ...

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