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04 / 24 / 14

Russia's Human Rights Commissioner VLADIMIR LUKIN "has been re-elected as the president of the country's Paralympic Committee after its most successful Winter Games in history." Lukin has presided over the Paralympic Committee since '96. The re-election will take Lukin through the 2018 PyeongChang...

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10/17/12
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F1 team Ferrari has extended its contract with driver FELIPE MASSA . The Brazilian's seat "had been the subject of much debate" all season, but it had been expected that he would be re-signed after his strong performance in the last two races in Japan and South Korea. Ferrari released the following ...

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10/17/12
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There was an uproar on Twitter after Australian PM JULIA GILLARD Tuesday announced that Indian batsman SACHIN TENDULKAR "would be conferred with the Member of the Order of Australia award." Australian cricket fans criticized Gillard's decision "citing Tendulkar's role in the monkeygate scandal i ...

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10/16/12
Ferrari Denies Rumors About Vettel Signing

Ferrari "denied reports of a possible signing of F1 world champion SEBASTIAN VETTEL to the 'prancing horse,'" according to KICKER.de. The BBC Monday reported that Vettel "will join Ferrari for the '14 season and replace Brazilian FELIPE MASSA whose contract will not be extended and expires at th ...

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10/16/12
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National Rugby League Sydney Roosters "completed a clean sweep of their high-profile leadership positions" when they revealed official STEVE NOYCE had become the latest figure "culled after a season of deep disappointment." Former CEO BRIAN CANAVAN returns in the "newly created" COO for football ...

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10/16/12
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The Sauber F1 Team "reportedly acquired German F1 driver NICO HÜLKENBERG ." The Force India driver reportedly "signed a contract with the Swiss team after the Korean Grand Prix." Hülkenberg will replace Mexican driver SERGIO PEREZ who joins the McLaren team next season. Sauber did not c ...

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10/16/12
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The Daily Mail's Matt Fortune : "I'm sure I'm not the first to say, but can someone tell me why Red Bull didn't think to attach HELMET CAM to Felix Baumgartner?!?" The Daily Mirror's Oliver Holt : "Anfield one of the great cathedrals of football. Still hard to beat in terms of atmosphere for a ...

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10/15/12
NBA's Euro Flirtation 'Appears Done'

There was a time when NBA Commissioner DAVID STERN "had dreams of a team or even a division in Europe, a first in American sports," according to Gary Washburn of the BOSTON GLOBE. Stern was "determined to devise a way" for a group of teams in London, Rome, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona and Berlin to co ...

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10/15/12
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Former Chelsea FC striker DIDIER DROGBA and seven EPL players were "caught up in a riot" as Senegal's Africa Cup of Nations game with the Ivory Coast in Dakar was abandoned after police fired teargas inside the packed stadium when thousands of fans lit fires and threw rubbish in protest at the hom ...

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10/15/12
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Manchester Evening News' Mike Keegan : "Did a piece on #mcfc tour being worth the £120 fee and I'm still branded an agent of the MUEN. Give up." The Times' Kevin Eason : "Ha ha. Top Gear Korea on telly from the #Mokpo circuit. More people than at #KoreanGP. They should call it Top Kia" ...

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10/15/12
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France Professional Football League (LFP) President FREDERIC THIRIEZ was unanimously re-elected at a general assembly in Paris on Friday. Thiriez received 84 of a possible 84 votes. The 60-year-old has been in charge of the LFP since May '02 ( LEPOINT.fr, 10/12 ). Do you have an executive a ...

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