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Hangin' With ... Anthony Travel President & CEO John Anthony

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 02 / 15

John Anthony JOHN ANTHONY is the president & CEO of Anthony Travel, a U.S.-based travel partner of more than 50 university athletic departments. Anthony Travel served as the official travel partner for coll...

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All-Party Tennis Group Chair ANGELA BILLINGHAM said the £640,000 ($1M) salary of Lawn Tennis Association CEO ROGER DRAPER in "unthinkable." On Monday, Sport England cut the LTA's funding, criticizing its plans for increasing participation. Billingham: "It's unthinkable that someone earning ...

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12/20/12
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12/19/12
Balotelli Continues To Fight Man City

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12/19/12
Wiggins Set To Become Knight In '13

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