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La Liga side Real Sociedad extended the contract of coach JAGOBA ARRASATE , who will remain with the club through the '15-16 season. Arrasate is in his first year as Real Sociedad's head coach after serving as an assistant ( INSIDE SPANISH FOOTBALL, 4/16 ). ... MARCO POLO DEL NERO was elected u...

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08/21/13
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Handball Bundesliga (HBL) THW Kiel "has parted ways" with Managing Dir STEFAN ADAM after seven months. The club "annouced the release of the 40-year-old, who was in charge of the areas of finances, marketing, organization and communication, on Monday." Both sides "stressed that there is no concret ...

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08/21/13
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MARIA SHARAPOVA has decided not to try and change her name to Sugarpova to help market her candy line, her agent MAX EISENBUD said on Tuesday. Eisenbug said Sharapova gave "serious consideration" to making the change but "we ultimately decided against it." Eisenbud: "Maria has pushed her team to ...

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08/21/13
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The Australian Financial Review's JOHN STENSHOLT : "Meanwhile, just catching up with Essendon stuff on #AFL360. And so the saga rolls on. Messier and messier." The BBC's JENNIE GOW : "Hands up who's going to Spa this weekend??? Road trips a plenty I think! #F1 #It'sback" Soccernomics' ...

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08/20/13
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Malaysian Super League side Johor Darul Takzim Manager FANDI AHMAD "has resigned" ( STRAITS TIMES, 8/19 ). ... Second Bundesliga club Dynamo Dresden fired head coach PETER PACULT after Sunday's 3-0 loss to FSV Frankfurt. Sports Dir STEFFEN MENZE "will take over as interim coach." The top c ...

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08/20/13
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F1 team Lotus driver KIMI RÄIKKÖNEN 's manager STEVE ROBERTSON said that Räikkönen "will not race for Red Bull next season." Robertson said, "Talks broke down. We haven't spoken for a little while and it's clear Kimi won't be driving for Red Bull in 2014" ( BBC, 8/19 ). ...

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08/20/13
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London Daily Mail's MATT LAWTON : "MNF very good so far, even if those wands do make Jamie Carragher and @gnev2 look like Harry Potter and Ron Weasley" CNN's PIERS MORGAN : "#InWengerWeRust" The Age's MICHAEL GLEESON : "Javelin is hilariously random. Two blokes with a stick run out ...

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08/19/13
Ricciardo To Replace Webber At Red Bull

Toro Rosso F1 driver DANIEL RICCIARDO "will replace" Australian countryman MARK WEBBER as teammate of three-time world champion SEBASTIAN VETTEL at Red Bull in '14, according to Garloff & Bach of SPORT BILD. The move is expected to be officially announced at the Belgium F1 Grand Prix weeke ...

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08/19/13
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Getty Images named LEE MARTIN Senior VP/Sports. He will also continue in his role as Senior VP/Sales for Europe and Japan ( THE DAILY ). ... Australian Karting Association Ltd. Chair MICK DOOHAN announced long-time Australian motorsport administrator KELVIN O'REILLY as the governing body's new ...

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08/19/13
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Cyclist CHRIS FROOME "wants to see drug cheats in cycling handed lifetime bans." While Froome "feels the sport has now moved on from past scandals," he believes that "harsher sanctions still need to be handed down to anyone testing positive for drugs." Froome: "I definitely think there need to be ...

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08/19/13
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The Age's SAMANTHA LANE : "Some taxi driver gold: "you are the driver behind the wheel of your life". #Sunday #byePerth" London Daily Mirror's JOHN CROSS : "How is that not a penalty? What's the point of goal line technology when you've got refereeing mistakes like that? Bonkers." London ...

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