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04 / 23 / 14

Royal & Ancient CEO PETER DAWSON "is to retire" in Sept. '15. He will "also step down as secretary of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews." The R&A is to advertise the CEO's post this weekend and said that "an appointment is expected to be made in sufficient time to allow for an ...

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Football Federation Australia announced that Major League Soccer Senior Dir of Partnership Marketing RUSSELL SARGEANT has been named A-League GM of operations. He will report to A-League Head DAMIEN DE BOHUN , and will lead the FFA League Operations team, while also managing league competition ad ...

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02/13/13
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A-League Sydney FC player ALESSANDRO DEL PIERO "is likely to remain" with the team next season and "could sign a new deal with the club as early as next week." The Italian's agent and brother STEFANO "arrives in Sydney at the end of the week and will meet with the club days later to discuss a ne ...

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02/13/13
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PA's MARTYN ZIEGLER : "After Olympics bombshell wrestling's world fed to meet on Saturday in Phuket. That's also what they said when they heard the news." ZEIT ONLINE's CHRISTIAN SPILLER : "Ach, kommt schon. Alle die jetzt beklagen, dass Ringen gestrichen wird, sollen mal erzählen, w ...

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02/12/13
Doctor Offered Blood Transfusion For $5K

Former pro cyclist JÖRGE JAKSCHE told a Madrid court that Spanish blood doctor EUFEMIANO FUENTES would charge €4,000 ($5,365) for "transfusing one bag of blood, but offered a discount for two bags," according to Jacquelin Magnay of the London TELEGRAPH. The evidence "may prove devastat ...

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02/12/13
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French pay-TV broadcaster Canal+ has appointed deputy COO JACQUES DU PUY chairman and CEO of Canal+ Overseas. Du Puy succeeds GUY LAFARGE , who worked for the group for almost 10 years ( Canal+ ). ... In the wake of Australian Football League club Essendon's scandal over performance enhancing dru ...

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02/12/13
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F1 team Scuderia Ferrari has "brought back Formula 1 design legend RORY BYRNE to work on the car" it will race in '14. Byrne, 69, "was the chief designer on the cars with which MICHAEL SCHUMACHER won all seven of his world titles, two with Benetton and five with Ferrari" ( BBC, 2/11 ). ... Bar ...

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02/12/13
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Sydney Morning Herald's BRAD WALTER : "I am prepared to give the Warriors benefit of doubt due to time difference - we know the other 6 but I was told 7 Nrl clubs & 9 AFL clubs" Sky F1 pit reporter TANJA BAUER : "#F1Sky ferrari holt rory byrne zurück! ist zwar schon 69 aber hat 7 w ...

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02/11/13
Ennis Coach Slams UK Athletics

Team GB Gold Medalist JESSICA ENNIS ' coach TONI MINICHIELLO has "cut all ties" with UK Athletics, claiming he felt "bullied" and "not respected," according to Martha Kelner of the London GUARDIAN. Minichiello also alleged that CEO NIELS DE VOS had "not even congratulated him" after Ennis won a ...

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02/11/13
Pingpong Diplomacy Leged Dies

Former Chinese table tennis player ZHUANG ZEDONG , most known "for his participation in the historic" Sino-U.S. pingpong diplomacy in the '70s, died at the age of 73 on Sunday, according to XINHUA. Zhuang "became one of the world's best" pingpong players in the '60s. During a championship game held ...

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02/11/13
Royal Mail Issues Stamps Of U.K. Greats

Eleven U.K. footballers are "being celebrated on a set of stamps" to coincide with the FA's 150th anniversary, according to the London TELEGRAPH. Issued by the Royal Mail, "Football Heroes" feature players from England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. The players selected were chosen for their ...

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