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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 22 / 17

Serie A side Udinese fired coach LUIGI DELNERI  on Tuesday and "immediately replaced him" with MASSIMO ODDO . Oddo led Pescara to promotion to Serie A in '16, but was fired the following February. Udinese is "three points above the relegation zone" ( AP, 11/21 ). ... Essex County Cricket Cl...

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Belarusian  VICTORIA AZARENKA  will miss this weekend's Fed Cup final against the U.S. as she "continues to battle for custody of her baby son." Azarenka is "unwilling to leave California," where a judge has ruled her 10-month old son,  LEO , must stay until his future is decided ...

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BEN NICHOLS  was appointed director of communications & public affairs for the Commonwealth Games Federation. He will oversee all communications strategy, media and stakeholder relations for the federation, the Commonwealth Sports Foundation and CGF Partnerships. Nichols most recently led ...

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The "obscene gesture" that Liga MX side América coach MIGUEL HERRERA  made toward fans of Monterrey will cost him 150,980 pesos ($7,900). He raised his middle finger at a fan while on his way from the locker room to the field after halftime of the game on Oct. 28 ( LA AFICIÓN, 1 ...

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Motorsport Network continued its expansion with three exec appointments in the U.K. Former Autosport Editor-in-Chief  ANDREW VAN DE BURGT  returned to the role -- now overseeing Autosport, Formula 1 Racing and Motorsport News titles. Van de Burgt joins Motorsport Network from his senior ro ...

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U.K. javelin coach DAVID PARKER has been suspended by British Athletics after allegations of an inappropriate relationship with a female thrower. Parker, a national performance institute coach for throws with British Athletics, "is understood to have had a relationship with an athlete who was stud ...

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GILES CLARKE will "step down as president" of the England & Wales Cricket Board after 13 years on the board. Clarke became chair of the ECB in '07 having been a non-exec director with the governing body since '04. In '15, he moved to the role of ECB president -- a newly-created position that a ...

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