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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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Bloomberg's TARIQ PANJA : "Sauber F1 prinipal Monisha Kaltenborn says first female driver could be 4-5 years away. She's the first female to lead an F1 team." Guardian's OWEN GIBSON : "Close run thing between IRB and the ATP as to which has the most bafflingly complex rankings system. Fifa's is ...

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11/12/12
Crook Resigns As Sydney FC Coach

A-League Sydney FC Coach IAN CROOK resigned Sunday morning in the wake of Saturday night's 3-2 defeat to Melbourne Victory, according to Sebastian Hassett of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. The Sky Blues boss was "abused by fans" at the end of the match. Crook quit suddenly on Sunday. Assistant coach ...

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11/12/12
Vonn Considers Legal Action Against FIS

U.S. skier LINDSEY VONN "will not accept the Int'l Ski Federation's (FIS) decision, which rejected her request to race against men, and considers legal action," according to BLICK. Vonn said, "I've been very dissatisfied by the decision, and I won't quit. I will take a look at all my options. Do I ...

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11/12/12
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German second-tier hockey club Bietigheim Steelers "have signed NHL New York Islanders JOSHUA BAILEY ." The 23-year-old Canadian has scored 120 points in four seasons with the Islanders ( EISHOCKEY-MAGAZIN.de, 11/9 ). ... Australian Rugby League Commission Chair JOHN GRANT Sunday night said: "W ...

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11/12/12
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Bloomberg's TARIQ PANJA : "Chelsea announce first profit in Roman Abramovich era. £1.4 million pounds profit, compared to £67.7 million loss last year" Manchester Evening News' MIKE KEEGAN : "On Wednesday you beat Barcelona and on Sunday draw with St Johnstone. Football, eh?" Fer ...

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11/09/12
Abiteboul New Caterham Team Principal

F1 team Caterham has promoted CYRIL ABITEBOUL to the role of team principal with immediate effect. He will combine that role with his current responsibilities as CEO, a post he took up in September ( Caterham ). In London, Andrew Benson wrote that Abiteboul is the youngest team principal in F1. At ...

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11/09/12
Executive Transactions

Just Marketing Int'l hired CLIVE RICHARDS as senior VP/partnership development of EMEA. He will maintain "responsibility for business development across the region." Richards appointment became effective Monday, and he reports to President of Int'l DAVID WEBB ( JMI ). ... British Horseracing Aut ...

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11/09/12
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South Korean swimmer PARK TAE-HWAN said that "he will soon travel to Australia to discuss his future plans" with his coach MICHAEL BOHL ( YONHAP, 11/7 ). ... Taiwan's Sports Affairs Council said that it will grant Taiwanese pitcher for the MLB Baltimore Orioles WEI-YIN CHEN "a special award ...

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11/09/12
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The BBC correspondent DAN ROAN : "Both Wiggins & Sutton hospitalised within hours of each other. There's been 104 cycling fatalities in Britain this year already." The Times' PATRICK KIDD : "Email from Brazilian market research company wanting my opinion "as one of your country's most influ ...

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11/08/12
ManU Objects To Neville's Rooftop Plans

Former ManU player GARY NEVILLE "has clashed with his old club over plans to build a hotel with a rooftop pitch," according to William Cook of the London DAILY MAIL. The England assistant coach already "has planning permission for a 139-bed hotel and supporters' club in the shadow of Old Trafford, ...

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