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04 / 16 / 14

Argentine first division side Arsenal de Sarandí coach GUSTAVO ALFARO resigned after a "decision made by the club's executive board on Monday night." The club "quickly announced" that it hired MARTÍN PALERMO as Alfaro's replacement ( LA NACION, 4/15 ). Do you have an executive...

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Spanish businessman CONSTANTINO FERNÁNDEZ has "confirmed that he will be a candidate for the presidency" of Spanish second division side Deportivo La Coruña when elections are held at the end of the year. Fernandez becomes the fifth candidate, joining PACO ZAS , GERM Á ...

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10/30/13
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Handball Bundesliga (HBL) HSV Hamburg President MATTHIAS RUDOLPH "has resigned from his position." Rudolph's resignation "will increase the financial worries of the defending Champions League champion." The reason for his resignation "seems to be of a personal nature." Rudolph had been the club's ...

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10/30/13
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Bloomberg's TARIQ PANJA : "Ronaldo has been wounded by missing out on world player crown to Messi in recent years. May explain language in his response to Blatter" London Times' KEVIN EASON : "For those reading BBC report that Ross Brawn is leaving Mercedes, u might want to read The Times t ...

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10/30/13
Chris Kermode Could Be Next ATP Head

British tournament director CHRIS KERMODE , "who has helped transform" the London ATP finals into one of the "success stories of recent tennis history, has emerged as a leading candidate to become head of the ATP," according to Neil Harman of the LONDON TIMES. The succession to BRAD DREWETT , the ...

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10/30/13
No English Make Ballon D'Or Shortlist

Real Madrid winger GARETH BALE joins LIONEL MESSI and CRISTIANO RONALDO among "leading contenders" for FIFA's Ballon d'Or award, according to SKY SPORTS. The 23-man shortlist for "the prestigious world player of the year award" was unveiled Tuesday, and the winner -- voted for by coaches, ...

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10/29/13
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The British Basketball Association announced veteran sports and entertainment exec MATT WILLIAMS as the organization's director of basketball operations. Williams will oversee the league's arena relationships, scheduling, all on-court activities, game operations and player personnel matters. Willi ...

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10/29/13
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London Evening Standard's MIHIR BOSE : "Andrea Agnelli, President of Juventus does not rule NFL-style league matches abroad. The spirit of the 39th games lives on." Sydney Morning Herald's BRAD WALTER : "Beautiful Fiji national anthem sung passionately by the Bati players - best so f ...

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10/29/13
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Afghan National Olympic Committee President  ZAHIR AGHBAR on Saturday announced his resignation. Aghbar said that "rifts within the National Olympic Committee had prompted his decision to stand down" ( PAJHWOK AFGHAN NEWS, 10/26 ). ... Moroccan track-and-field athlete HICHAM AL GU ...

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10/28/13
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European Professional Football Leagues President FRÉDÉRIC THIRIEZ "has been confirmed to lead the organization for another three years." Thiriez has been the acting president of the EPFL since May ( L'EQUIPE, 10/25 ). ... CHRIS KIWOMYA "has left his post as manager" of League One ...

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10/28/13
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German Football Federation (DFB) President WOLFGANG NIERSBACH "has been re-elected for another three-year term at the helm of the organization." The former sports journalist and DFB general secretary succeeded THEO ZWANZIGER as DFB president in March '12 ( FOCUS ONLINE, 10/25 ). ... Slovenian ...

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