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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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Executive Transactions

Worcestershire Country Cricket Club appointed former captain NORMAN GIFFORD  as its new county president. The 76-year-old ex-England player "succeeds lifelong Worcestershire fan" and former Bank of England Governor MERVYN KING . Lancashire-born Gifford will take up office, for two years, star ...

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Former Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder XABI ALONSO "is set for a surprise retirement from football at the end of the season" when his Bayern Munich contract expires. The 35-year-old has not signed a new contract with the Bundesliga champion despite fellow veteran ARJEN ROBBEN "already putti ...

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01/18/17
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In the wake of the Indian Supreme Court's order, former Board of Control for Cricket in India VP GOKARAJU GANGARAJU  has "quit as secretary of Andhra Cricket Association while GVK RANGA RAJU  has taken over as the head of the state unit." The Andhra CA exec committee was held on Monday w ...

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Ex-ManU and Netherlands Manager LOUIS VAN GAAL said that "he has retired from coaching after a 26-year career." Van Gaal, 65, has been "out of work" since being sacked by ManU hours after winning the FA Cup in May. Van Gaal said, "I thought maybe I would stop, then I thought it would be a sabbatic ...

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Simple. Striking. Love it pic.twitter.com/GKUQ7CMj4A — amar singh (@amarjourno) January 16, 2017 The most surprising thing about the new Juventus logo was it being launched in Milan. Imagine Liverpool launching new logo in Manchester — Rob Harris (@RobHarris) January 17 ...

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01/17/17
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Barcelona's board on Monday announced that Communications Dir ALBERT ROURA  will no longer "lead that department." The club hired Roura as communications director in Sept. '15. He is the "fifth person in this position to lose the job since the current board was elected" in '10 ( MUNDO DEPORTI ...

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Pro D2 rugby side Oyonnax is "ending its collaboration" with Sporting Dir JOHANN AUTHIER . Authier will “quit his role at the end of the season.” He arrived at the club in Oct. ’15 ( L’ÉQUIPE, 1/16 ). ... Eurosport signed former German football captain MATTHIAS SAM ...

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