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04 / 23 / 14

Royal & Ancient CEO PETER DAWSON "is to retire" in Sept. '15. He will "also step down as secretary of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews." The R&A is to advertise the CEO's post this weekend and said that "an appointment is expected to be made in sufficient time to allow for an ...

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Association of European Professional Football Leagues founding father and CEO EMANUEL MACEDO DE MEDEIROS has "announced his decision to leave his position" at the end of March. The Portuguese lawyer has served as CEO of the EPFL, which acts as the umbrella body of 30 leagues and almost a thousand ...

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10/31/13
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Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund "has agreed to an early contract extension" with head coach JÜRGEN KLOPP until '18. Club Sports Dir MICHAEL ZORC said, "He's the perfect coach for the BVB" ( DPA, 10/30 ). ... Austrian national football team head coach MARCEL KOLLER "has extended his ...

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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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