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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 15

The "embittered political battle raging around Tokyo’s preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games intensified on Tuesday with the resignation of the senior official in charge of plans for the new national stadium." Sports & Youth Bureau Dir General KIMITO KUBO , "widely blamed for allowing s...

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Whatever the intention, for a player like Casillas the Bernabéu should have been packed and the focus fully on him, not this. Messy. — Nicholas Rigg (@nicholasrigg) July 13, 2015 Harry Kane, Alexis Tsipras + Beatrix Potter all share a birthday — Gabriele Marcotti (@M ...

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07/13/15
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FIBA Americas President USIE RICHARDS was elected as a member of the Association of the Pan American Sports Confederations (ACODEPA) exec board for the '15-19 term. Richards adds a new role to a public service career that includes more than 17 years in the field of health administration and p ...

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F1 CEO BERNIE ECCLESTONE  has revealed that he once "plotted an audacious" £600M bid with BORIS BECKER 's former Manager ION TIRIAC to buy Wimbledon. Ecclestone and Tiriac, who managed Becker for nine years, had "visions of taking over the Association of Tennis Professionals and ...

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Pretty striking front pages on the day Casillas bids farewell to Madrid #realmadrid #GraciasCasillas pic.twitter.com/8uaFVfM8nZ — Nicholas Rigg (@nicholasrigg) July 12, 2015 10 years together and many, many shared moments. A great Captain, thank you, @CasillasWorld #Graci ...

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Spanish second division side Girona President PATXI OTAMENDI confirmed to the club's administrative council "his intention to leave the club." Otamendi entered Girona's administrative council in late '13, and became VP months later. He had been president since March ( AS, 7/8 ). ... Turks & ...

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