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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 24 / 17

KATHERINE GRAINGER has been named chair of UK Sport. The 41-year-old Scot, Britain’s most-decorated female Olympian, succeeds ROD CARR as head of the funding agency for elite sport, "which has come in for criticism for what some view as a ruthless pursuit of medal success." Grainger was up...

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