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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 22 / 18

Facebook hired Eurosport CEO PETER HUTTON to "head up the social network’s efforts to broker worldwide deals for live-streaming sports." At Facebook, Hutton will focus on "securing global sports rights" and be based in Silicon Valley, according to sources. He will report to Facebook Head of ...

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London 2012 Olympic Race Officer JACK ROY  succeeded Irish Sailing Association President DAVID LOVEGROVE  at Saturday's ISA annual general meeting. Roy, an int'l race officer since '98, was the first Irish race officer at an Olympic Regatta in '12 and is chief race officer at Ireland's l ...

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03/28/17
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Barcelona's GERARD PIQUÉ  revealed that he is working on a football-related esports project called eFootball.Pro, which plans to "create the future of football in eSports." Piqué said in February that he was "keen to enter the world of esports," but instead of investing in a ...

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03/28/17
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About to hear from ECB on plans to revolutionise English cricket by having regional (NOT county) T20 tournament. But will gamble pay off? — Dan Roan (@danroan) March 27, 2017 If you see the match schedule, India's position has not been defined, the Draw will decide where will Indi ...

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03/28/17
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The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com: 1) Sources: VF Corp. To Sell Its Sports Licensing Group To Fanatics, Likely "Within Weeks" 2) NFL Reorganizes Exec Structure, Promotes Rolapp To Chief Media & Business Officer 3) Mix It Up: A-B InBev Makes Multiple Changes To Spor ...

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03/27/17
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Confederation of African Football Secretary General HICHAM EL AMRANI resigned on Sunday, "just over a week after long-standing" President ISSA HAYATOU was " ousted from power " following defeat to Madagascar's AHMAD AHMAD in the election. El Amrani, in a letter to African FAs, said that "he wo ...

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03/27/17
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A track and field stadium in Makhachkala, the capital of Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan, "will be named after pole-vaulter YELENA ISINBAYEVA ." Dagestani Sports Minister MAGOMED MAGOMEDOV  said, "Yelena Isinbayeva is regularly visiting Dagestan, which is her second homeland" ( ...

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03/27/17
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Ein toller Fan-Clip, den wir euch nicht vorenthalten wollen: ▶ Unsere Jungs im Stil der TV-Serie "Friends." 📺 🤣 pic.twitter.com/TXnID3Zze7 — FC Bayern München (@FCBayern) March 25, 2017 Have heard "impeccably observed minute's silence" once today and hope not to hear i ...

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03/27/17
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03/24/17
Hangin' With ... Richard Ensor

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03/24/17
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Ligue 2 side US Orléans announced General Dir DAVID VENTURA is leaving his post. Ventura had been with the club since ’11 ( US Orléans ). ... Top14 side Brive player ARNAUD MÉLA is ending his playing career and will take up the position of GM for Pro D12 side Albi ...

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