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04 / 16 / 14

Argentine first division side Arsenal de Sarandí coach GUSTAVO ALFARO resigned after a "decision made by the club's executive board on Monday night." The club "quickly announced" that it hired MARTÍN PALERMO as Alfaro's replacement ( LA NACION, 4/15 ). Do you have an executive...

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ECB Mananging Dir Morris To Step Down

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Bundesliga club VfB Stuttgart "has appointed" THOMAS SCHNEIDER as its new head coach. The former coach of the club's U17 team replaces BRUNO LABBADIA "who was fired on Monday after three consecutive Bundesliga losses and the embarassing 2-1 loss against Rijeka in the UEFA Europa League playoff r ...

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Australian cycling "has thrown its weight behind" British Cycling President BRIAN COOKSON 's campaign to unseat PAT MCQUAID as head of the Int'l Cycling Union at the global governing body's election next month. Cycling Australia's support "is likely to mean Cookson can rely on three votes from Oc ...

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08/27/13
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Forza Italian Football's DREW FARMER : "Surprised to see the rumored AC Milan move for Landon Donovan #LAGalaxy today. Is that more of Roma's territory, brining in Americans?" The Daily Telegraph's PAUL HAYWARD : "Rooney to Utd: you definitely can't sell me. To Chelsea: you really have to ...

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08/26/13
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Second Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld "has elected long time board member" HANS-JÜRGEN LAUFER as its new president at its extraordinary membership meeting. Laufer, who received 217 yes votes with five abstentions, said, "That's a bombastic majority, I'm speechless." The 64-year-old busines ...

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08/26/13
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LANCE ARMSTRONG "has agreed a settlement with the Sunday Times after it sued him" for about £1M ($1.6M). Armstrong had been paid £300,000 ($467,000) to settle a libel case in '04 after the newspaper alleged he had cheated. After U.S. officials last year found Armstrong had led a "sophi ...

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08/26/13
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08/23/13
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Tennis Australia said CEO STEVE WOOD "will resign at the end of next month" and will be replaced by Australian Open Tournament Dir CRAIG TILEY . Wood said in a Tennis Australia statement that he had decided to "take a break" and planned to "make a contribution to the game from a different perspec ...

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08/23/13
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Nike India "has sued its long-time brand ambassador" Indian cricketer VIRAT KOHLI , "alleging breach of an endorsement contract." Nike had "extended its five-year endorsement contract" valid until '13 by a year and "duly intimated Kohli of this." However, the cricketer had allegedly responded to th ...

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