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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 21 / 17

Suspended Int'l Boxing Association (AIBA) President WU CHING-KUO  announced on Monday he would step down from his post to "resolve the management issues" within the Olympic sport's governing body. Wu, who will be replaced by interim President FRANCO FALCINELLI , said in a joint statement with...

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La Liga side Valencia confirmed former Spain int'l  JOSÉ RAMÓN ALESANCO  is the club's full-time sporting director. Alesanco took on the role "on an interim basis" after JESUS GARCIA PITARCH  resigned in January. Alesanco will "continue to manage Valencia's Academy," a ...

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OLGA KORBUT , the Soviet gymnast who "charmed the world at the 1972 Munich Olympics," sold her medal haul and other trophies in a U.S. auction. The sale of seven lots -- including two Golds and a Silver from the Munich Games -- "fetched" $183,300 for Korbut. The most expensive item was her team Gol ...

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