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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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09/30/13
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Various "FC Barcelona fans linked to the team's powerful inner circles were scheduled to present a censure motion against Barcelona President SANDRO ROSELL " and four of his top execs on Monday. Despite "Barcelona's current athletic success, many consider now the time to approach Rosell's presi ...

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09/30/13
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Reuters' ALAN BALDWIN : "F1 calendar aside, the real bombshell lurking in the FIA statement is that reference to "single suppliers in the tyre and FUEL categories"" Manchester Evening News' MIKE KEEGAN : "Well that was a bloody awful afternoon. City, United and the mighty Latics." Associ ...

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09/27/13
Why Ferrari Chief Has Mellowed At 66

For the past 22 years, a third of the company's history, Ferrari SpA "has been in the hands" of Chair LUCA CORDERO DI MONTEZEMOLO , according to Joshua Robinson of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. A "successful, outspoken businessman," he is "about as close as you can get to Italian royalty these days." Mo ...

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09/27/13
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The board of directors of Swiss Super League club FC Luzern has unanimously proposed RUDOLF STÄGER as club president. At the same time, it decided to reduction the size of the organization. The club's presidential elections will take place at its annual general meetion on Dec. 16 ( FC Luzern ...

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09/27/13
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NHL Washington Capitals captain ALEX OVECHKIN will be the first Russian torchbearer for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The torch will travel through all 83 Russian regions, visiting 2,900 towns and settlements ( Washington Capitals ). ... Super Rugby League side ACT Brumbies coach JAKE WHITE "has quit ...

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09/27/13
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AP's ROB HARRIS : "Guardian's Qatar story a reminder of the power of papers in print - splashing on World Cup-related story makes it a global issue" London Guardian's OWEN GIBSON : "Two days after new LTA chief promises tennis for all, top junior has to quit National Tennis Centre due to ...

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09/26/13
Thohir To Enter Euro Market With Inter Takeover

Among young Indonesian businessmen who in the last five years have established themselves in the economic and business limelight, the 43-year old ERICK THOHIR "stands out," according to Mathias Hariyadi of ASIA NEWS. After a long period of study in the U.S., and relative anonymity, ...

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09/26/13
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Former Spanish national football coach JAVIER CLEMENTE has reached an agreement with Libya to "take over as national team coach." Clemente will replace ABUL HAFIDH ERBEESH and take over a team recently eliminated from the 2014 World Cup ( EL PAIS, 9/24 ). ... Spanish football coach QUIQUE S&A ...

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09/26/13
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Turkish side Galatasaray sacked coach FATIH TERIM just days before the team's match with Juventus and former Man City Manager ROBERTO MANCINI "is favourite to take over." Mancini "is already in Istanbul for negotiations'' (FOOTBALL ITALIA, 9/24 ). ... Sprinter USAIN BOLT said that Real Madr ...

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09/26/13
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Reuters' ALAN BALDWIN : "In the happy position of having Indian and South Korean journalist visas in my passport. A lot easier than getting the Chinese one." N.Y. Times' SAM BORDEN : "That #AmericasCup was so inspiring there are probably millions of kids running into the street to work ...

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