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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 05 / 16

Argentine first division side Patronato President MIGUEL ANGEL HOLLMAN  resigned "after the team's headquarters was hit by gunshots on Friday." The other members of the club's exec committee "are also considering resigning" ( LOS ANDES, 12/4 ). ... The French Rugby Federation (FFR) elec...

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