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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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12/17/12
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French Football Federation President NOEL LE GRAET was re-elected for the next four years ( JDD, 12/16 ). ... ALEXANDER BARON VON SPOERCKEN , long standing European Golf Course Owners Association VP & co-founder and chairman of the German Golf Course Owners Association (BVGA) has been elect ...

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12/17/12
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The Rugby Football Union has confirmed that former British Cycling Dir MATT PARKER will join the England rugby squad. Parker "will start work early next month as England's head of athletic performance." Parker "will be joined by new senior team doctor PHIL BATTY , who arrives at Twickenham follow ...

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12/17/12
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Brazilian footballer NEYMAR: "Feliz pelo futebol brasileiro, PARABÉNS CORINTHIANS !!" ("Happy for brazilian football, CONGRATULATIONS CORINTHIANS !!") U.S. skier LINDSEY VONN: "Tough weekend so far in Val D'Isere, France... crashed yesterday and the SG was canceled today due to heavy s ...

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12/14/12
Puma Makes Changes To Revive Business

Puma CEO FRANZ KOCH is leaving the company "as owner PPR, the French retail group, implements a turnaround strategy at the German sports goods maker," according to Wilson & Daneshkhu of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Puma yesterday said Koch will depart in March "by mutual agreement." PPR Managing Dir a ...

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12/14/12
Taylor Wants 16th World Darts Title

PHIL TAYLOR said that he heads into the Professional Darts Corp. World Championship "in some of the best form of his career and is confident of winning a 16th world title," according to Gary Rose of the BBC. Taylor said, "I am feeling brilliant, and I can win a 16th title without a shadow of a dou ...

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12/14/12
Mercedes Motorsports Dir Haug Resigns

Mercedes revealed that Motorsport Head NORBERT HAUG "will leave the company at the end of '12," according to Alan Baldwin of REUTERS. Mercedes said in a statement, "His contract will come to an end by mutual agreement with the Board of Management. Preparations for the forthcoming season continue a ...

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12/14/12
Executive Transactions

Russian Premier League FC Spartak Moscow interim coach VALERI KARPIN has put pen to paper on a one-and-a-half-year deal to take up the role on a permanent basis following UNAI EMERY 's dismissal on Nov. 25. The 43-year-old had been in charge for three games ( UEFA ). ... The Football Federation o ...

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12/14/12
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German Hockey League (DEL) club Hannover Scorpions have to pay €95,000 ($124,300) in compensation to ex-coach TONI KRINNER . In addition, the club must pay €60,000 ($78,500) in taxes plus Krinner's car and apartment bills. Overall, the firing of Krinner has cost the team more than €2 ...

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12/14/12
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The New Paper's IAIN MACINTOSH : "Well done, UEFA. I think that £69,500 fine should be enough to FINALLY end the scourge of racism in football. *applauds slowly*" London GUARDIAN's OWEN GIBSON : "Platini looks cold and gloomy in the stands. Perhaps he's fed up about goal line technology f ...

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12/13/12
Zambian FA Claims Record Is Not Messi's

The Zambian FA is "launching a bid" to have Zambia's GODFREY CHITALU 's 107-goal season "officially recorded" after Barcelona striker LIONEL MESSI was recognized last week for scoring the most goals in a calendar year, according to Simon Rice of the London INDEPENDENT. Messi has been "lauded acro ...

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