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04 / 16 / 14

Argentine first division side Arsenal de Sarandí coach GUSTAVO ALFARO resigned after a "decision made by the club's executive board on Monday night." The club "quickly announced" that it hired MARTÍN PALERMO as Alfaro's replacement ( LA NACION, 4/15 ). Do you have an executive...

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04/15/13
Executive Transactions

Olympic Gold Medal-winning coach MIKE HAY will be Team GB's Chef de Mission at next year's Winter Games in Russia. Hay "received the unanimous backing" of the British Olympic Association's Board of Directors. He is currently the BOA's head of sport engagement. Hay succeeds former BOA CEO ANDY H ...

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04/15/13
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Chinese e-commerce Alibaba Group Founder JACK MA and action movie star JET LI "have joined hands to promote Tai Chi, a branch of Chinese martial arts practiced for both fitness and self-defense" ( WANT CHINA TIMES, 4/14 ). ... Japanese figure skater MAO ASADA , the 2008 and 2010 world champio ...

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04/15/13
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Mercedes F1 driver LEWIS HAMILTON : "I have THE best fans in the world, thank you for coming and waiting for me today. It means the world to me. Bless you" NBC's WILL BUXTON : "Big winner for me today outside the obvious was @danielricciardo. A brilliant race after early damage. Will have ...

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04/12/13
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The ATP announced that ADAM HOGG has been promoted to director of content production. Hogg’s role will focus on ensuring the ATP’s overall content management plan will service the requirements of all ATP departments, members and partners. Hogg will manage the ATP’s English, Spani ...

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04/12/13
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Serie A Juventus coach ANTONIO CONTE "has predicted a long wait before another Italian team wins the Champions League." Conte said, "Today, I see teams like Real Madrid, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Paris St. Germain and Barcelona, clubs who have a lot of money, they can buy ...

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04/12/13
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Sports writer, author DAVID TOSSELL : "David Dein at #Soccerex: "No other sports league can match Premier League's 92% attendance level" -- NFL above 94% :)" BBC's DAN ROAN : "Just asked Roy Hodgson if it's possible he may turn to David Beckham for England. 'Possible but unlikely' sums up h ...

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04/11/13
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The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has appointed DAVID LEATHER as COO, replacing RALPH ORD . Leather was a key figure in the successful delivery of the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England leading the Manchester team through much of the planning phase. Leather joins the organizing comm ...

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04/11/13
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Canadian PM STEPHEN HARPER is urging NHL Commissioner GARY BETTMAN " to let the league's stars play in the Sochi Olympics." Harper said that he "speaks for all Canadians who want to see the country's top players don the Maple Leaf at the Winter Games next year" ( AP, 4/9 ). ... A criminal case ...

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04/11/13
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Sky Sports News' RACHEL BROOKES : "Landed in China, good morning Shanghai! Lewis Hamilton and Mark Webber on our flight. Mark has a new, very short haircut. #chinesegp" Reuters' KAROLOS GROHMANN : "Many @BVB Dortmund fans want @FCBayernin the semis or @ChampionsLeague final. Revenge for t ...

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04/10/13
Qatar Offers Handball Coach $1M

Qatar has offered Spain's national handball coach VALERO RIVERA a deal worth €800,000 ($1M) to coach its national team, according to MIDDLE EAST ONLINE. Spanish King JUAN CARLOS ' son-in-law INAKI URDANGARIN who is under investigation for allegedly embezzling millions of euros of public ...

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