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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 23 / 17

CARLOS NUZMAN  is planning to resign as president of the South American Sports Organization (ODESUR). He called for an election to select a new board of the regional body. It is "currently expected that these elections will take place in either July or August" ( INSIDE THE GAMES, 5/...

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