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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 19 / 17

Ascenso MX club Atlante named local hotel and radio businessman  JOSÉ GABRIEL GUTIÉRREZ LAVÍN  its new president, replacing LUIS CÁMARA PATRÓN ( NOTIMEX, 10/18 ). ... The Int'l Table Tennis Federation Exec Committee appointed FRANK JI as the special...

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01/26/17
Executive Transactions

Ford Motor Co. named Apple Global Marketing & Communication Dir for Retail MUSA TARIQ VP & chief brand officer, effective Jan. 30. Prior to Apple, Tariq was senior director of social media & community at Nike ( TECHCRUNCH, 1/24 ). ... AEG Facilities named JOSE DAVILA CARLOS to ...

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01/26/17
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German sports presenter  BIRGIT NÖSSING joined Eurosport and will be a part of its exclusive PyeongChang 2018 coverage in Germany. She will present live from PyeongChang, joining a team that includes ski jumping experts SVEN HANNAWALD  and MARTIN SCHMITT  ( Eurosport ). ... Fo ...

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01/26/17
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Detail in IOC ruling on Nesta Carter, who 'asserted that he did not remember having received any formal anti-doping training in his career' — Graham Dunbar (@gdunbarap) January 25, 2017 This is a shame for @usainbolt but good to see the IOC haven't tried to manipulate the rules ...

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01/26/17
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01/25/17
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Scottish FA Head of Communications DARRYL BROADFOOT joined creative agency Frame. Broadfoot joins the Glasgow-based firm as a partner and is "expected to commence his role" on March 27. The arrival of the Herald Scotland's former chief football writer "marks a period of growth for the agency" whic ...

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01/25/17
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Former world No. 1 players KIM CLIJSTERS and ANDY RODDICK  "headlined" the Int'l Tennis Hall of Fame's list of '17 inductees announced on Monday. Belgium's Clijsters captured 41 singles titles during her career, "including four grand slam titles." Roddick held the world No. 1 ranking for 13 ...

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01/25/17
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Optus ad says "Cricket is about speed, and it's also about coverage." Is it really? Or is that just empty marketing buzzwords? — Ed Jackson (@edjacko) January 24, 2017 The fact that both Moyes and Allardyce are basically "getting the band back together" is a HUGE indictment of tho ...

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01/24/17
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Vietnam Football Federation Deputy General Secretary DUONG NGHIEP KHOI  will retire on Tuesday, "ending his 13 years' association with the national football community." One of the "most experienced officials" in the VFF, he cited health reasons for quitting ( VIETNAM NEWS, 1/23 ). ... JUAN ...

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01/24/17
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The Norwegian Trotting Association (DNT) demanded a life-time ban for French horse trainer FABRICE SOULOY . During the Oslo Grand Prix and the Solvalla (Sweden), “very high” levels of cobalt were found in horses trained by Souloy. The DNT also demanded Souloy be fined 250,000 Norwegian ...

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