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La Liga side Real Sociedad extended the contract of coach JAGOBA ARRASATE , who will remain with the club through the '15-16 season. Arrasate is in his first year as Real Sociedad's head coach after serving as an assistant ( INSIDE SPANISH FOOTBALL, 4/16 ). ... MARCO POLO DEL NERO was elected u...

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The Australian Football League administration "was rocked with the sudden resignation of long-time Football Operations Manager ADRIAN ANDERSON ." Rumors have Anderson "heading to North Melbourne to take over the CEO position, which has been vacant since EUGENE AROCCA quit" to take up the post of ...

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12/06/12
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Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt "has appointed triple F1 world champion SEBASTIAN VETTEL as a life-long honorary member of the club." Vettel, "who is a die-hard fan of the club, was surprised by the honor" ( SID, 12/4 ). ... Colombian striker RADAMEL FALCAO "will be in Dubai later this mon ...

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12/06/12
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Indian Olympic shooter ABHINAV BINDRA : "Bye Bye IOA, hope to see u again soon, hopefully cleaner!" The BBC's RICHARD CONWAY : "Historic moment for football tomorrow. Sanfrecce Hiroshima v Auckland City - first competitive game to use goal line technology." AP's ROB HARRIS : "Best descript ...

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12/05/12
Executive Transactions

Brasileiro club Flamengo has elected EDUARDO BANDEIRA DE MELLO as its new president. De Mello will lead the club from '13-15 ( LANCE PRESS, 12/4 ). ... Newly appointed head coach of Basketball Bundesliga club Bayern Munich SVETISLAV PESIC has appointed former coach and current scout for the cl ...

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12/05/12
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World No. 1 RORY MCILROY "was named the U.S. PGA Tour’s Player of the Year after a season in which he captured his second career major championship among four victories." JOHN HUH , winner of the Mayakoba Classic, "was named Rookie of the Year." McIlroy "was selected over JASON DUFNER , B ...

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12/05/12
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CNN host PIERS MORGAN ‏: "Dortmund score, having outplayed City all night. Klopp has done a brilliant job with them - he'd be great new Arsenal manager." BBC presenter GARY LINEKER : "Arsene's team are as bad as his coat." FIFA President JOSEPH BLATTER : "Just landed in Zagreb. Very muc ...

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12/04/12
Two Match Ban For S. Korean Player

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided on Nov. 20 to suspend South Korea player PARK JONGWOO for two matches  for displaying unsportsmanlike behavior after the London Olympics match played between South Korea and Japan on Aug. 10. Furthermore, the player has been ordered to pay a fine of CHF ...

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12/04/12
Executive Transactions

PMP Legacy has named LOCOG Chair SEBASTIAN COE as exec chairman of CSM Sport & Entertainment, a division of Chime Communications plc. His appointment will take effect in January, when current Chair ALAN PASCOE becomes president ( PMP Legacy ). ... A-League Sydney FC "wielded the axe" on Foot ...

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12/04/12
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Three-time Tour de France champion GREG LEMOND is to run for president of the Int'l Cycling Union (UCI). Questioned at a Change Cycling Now's news conference in London, LeMond said: "I would love to be part of the process to help change cycling" ( REUTERS, 12/3 ). In an interview, LeMond was ask ...

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12/04/12
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London Times' PATRICK KIDD : "Oh come on, that is such rubbish. There is no way the rugby World Cup will be watched by 4.2 billion. Ludicrous claim by the IRB" ... "I watched a rugby match on TV in Bangalore once (England v France in an Irish pub). Doubt many Indians were watching it. Or Chinese" ...

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