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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 29 / 16

Dentsu Aegis Network agency MKTG Sport & Entertainment has appointed TV broadcaster MIKE LEWIS  as GM of operations & technology. Lewis "will lead MKTG's stadium technology and operations across leading sports and venues around the country," including LED signage, broadcast platforms a...

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The Age's SAMANTHA LANE : "Some taxi driver gold: "you are the driver behind the wheel of your life". #Sunday #byePerth" London Daily Mirror's JOHN CROSS : "How is that not a penalty? What's the point of goal line technology when you've got refereeing mistakes like that? Bonkers." London ...

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08/16/13
Bartoli Announces Retirement

Wimbledon champion MARION BARTOLI announced that "she had played her final match as a professional," according to Neil Harman of the LONDON TIMES. The announcement was "as shocking as it was unexpected." Bartoli said that after her defeat to SIMONA HALEP in the first round of the Western and Sou ...

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08/16/13
Colombia Welcomes Quintana Home

Colombian cyclist NAIRO QUINTANA , who recently finished second in the Tour de France, "is already a hero in Colombia, a national star and the country's No. 1 athlete." Quintana, 23, "brought the streets of Bogotá to a standstill upon his return" and had a meeting with Colombian President J ...

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08/16/13
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After 14 years and 272 games in the National Rugby League, St. George Illawarra halfback NATHAN FIEN "announced his retirement." Fien, 34, "will play in the Illawarra local competition next year," but his days in the NRL will end with a round 26 match against the Warrior at WIN Stadium with the jo ...

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08/16/13
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BT Sport's JAKE HUMPHREY : "If I was the BBC I'd have not bothered showing Isibayeva's big moment on the podium. Disgusting opinions. #OutOfTouch" FourFourTwo's JAMES MAW : ""BALE IN TURMOIL". He earns £100k a week doing his dream job and recently had a baby with his childhood sweethe ...

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08/15/13
Executive Transactions

Liga MX side Puebla has announced that coach MANUEL LAPUENTE will be replaced by RUBÉN OMAR ROMANO . Romano: "I respect and admire Manuel's work, but football is like this. I am thankful to the people of Puebla and we are going to give it everything we have. I am excited and it motivates ...

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08/15/13
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South Korean golfer PARK IN-BEE "has been shortlisted for an annual award for female athletes presented by a U.S.-based charity organization." Park "is among the eight finalists for the Sportswoman of the Year honors in the individual sport category," awarded by the Women's Sports Foundation. Amon ...

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08/15/13
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Payne Sports Media Strategies CEO & Chair MICHAEL PAYNE : "CNN now dubbling #Sochi2014 as battleground for gay rights - going to be a real roller coaster for IOC clean venue policy & ambush marketing" London Guardian's RICHARD WILLIAMS : "Reaction of Rickie Lambert's England te ...

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08/14/13
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Six weeks after his introduction as managing director of Handball Bundesliga (HBL) club HSV Hamburg, FRANK ROST "was fired by the club." Following several disputes with the former football Bundesliga goaltender, HSV Hamburg President MATTHIAS RUDOLPH made it clear that "a further continuation of ...

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08/14/13
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