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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 30 / 16

ANDY MURRAY  "added another accolade to his Wimbledon and Olympic crowns this year" when he was named the 2016 Scottish Sportsperson of the Year at the Team Scotland Scottish Sports Awards in Edinburgh. It is "the third time Murray has lifted the Emirates Lonsdale Trophy" ( HERALD SCOTLAND, 9...

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Tokyo gov on Olympic costs/venues: `We cannot impose the negative legacy onto the Tokyo residents.' https://t.co/7DLk4hQKFQ @mariyamaguchi — Steve Wilson (@stevewilsonap) September 29, 2016 On the lookout for Lego heads - or whatever it was Pete Willett called them - at Hazelt ...

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Former Eurosport President & TF1 Marketing President LAURENT-ERIC LE LAY  "will start his role as France Télévisions sports director on Oct. 1." France Télévisions General Dir CAROLINE GOT  said that Le Lay will be "responsible for the entir ...

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Former La Liga side Eibar President ALEX ARANZÁBAL said in a tweet that he is considering running to become president of La Liga. He led Eibar from '09-16 and "could be one of the candidates" to succeed current President JAVIER TEBAS  ( MARCA, 9/28 ). ... Irish champion jump trainer ...

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09/29/16
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09/28/16
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09/28/16
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Former Olympic swimming champion FLORENT MANAUDOU “is taking a break from swimming to focus on playing handball.” London 2012 Gold Medalist Manaudou said that he has “started training with French club Aix-en-Provence” ( AP, 9/27 ). ... Four-time Olympic champion MO ...

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Atlanta United announces the hiring of head coach Tata Martino, former Barcelona & Argentina manager https://t.co/lTOvzjkLTW — Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) September 27, 2016 Interesting to see an MLS club buck the trend and go for a respected international coach https://t.co/n ...

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