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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 29 / 15

The "embittered political battle raging around Tokyo’s preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games intensified on Tuesday with the resignation of the senior official in charge of plans for the new national stadium." Sports & Youth Bureau Dir General KIMITO KUBO , "widely blamed for allowing s...

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Bayern Munich Sports Dir MATTHIAS SAMMER has "extended his contract by three years" to '18 after "being rewarded for a successful stint so far." Sammer joined Bayern in '12 from the German FA, where he was sports director. Bayern Munich President KARL HOPFNER also said jailed former club preside ...

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Forwards coach MARIO LEDESMA "resigned from his position" at Top 14 Rugby side Montpellier "after a poor run of form." Former Argentine int'l Ledesma "had been at Montpellier since 2012 and had a contract until June 2017" ( ESPN, 11/19 ). ... The Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) confirmed that Astana C ...

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11/20/14
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Birthday! I shall be spending it mainly at 30,000 feet, wedged between strangers in middle of the row seat next to the toilets. #F1grump — Alan Baldwin (@alanbaldwinf1) November 19, 2014 The bane of Austrian train travellers: the Kinderkino. pic.twitter.com/QmyVh8dZhl — ...

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11/20/14
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The most-read stories today on SportsBusinessDaily.com 1) Tiger Woods Fires Back At Dan Jenkins, Magazine For Satirical Piece In December Issue 2) Arizona State Adding D-I Men's Ice Hockey Thanks To $32M In Private Donations 3) While Many Feel Peterson Punishment Was Necessary, Goodell May ...

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11/19/14
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Motorsports engineer MATT BORLAND has been named VP of technology for Haas F1 Team and Stewart-Haas Racing. In this role, Borland will serve as a liaison between the two organizations -- Haas F1 Team in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship and Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. B ...

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World No. 6 golfer SERGIO GARCIA "has roped in" former French Open tennis champion JUAN CARLOS FERRERO as his caddie for his title defense at next month's Thailand Golf Championship. Ferrero retired in '12 after 14 years on the men's tour. Garcia: "I've played golf with him many times but he nev ...

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Athletics world championship gold medals: United States 138 Qatar 2 Number of athletics world championships awarded: U.S. 0 - Qatar 1 — Karolos Grohmann (@karolosgrohmann) November 18, 2014 IAAF made private today's 2019 bid presentations/worlds announcement YouTube event :( &mda ...

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11/18/14
F1 CEO Ecclestone Remains In Control

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11/18/14
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MP & Silva Group Commercial Dir ROBERTO DALMIGLIO will be appointed CCO in a new exec management structure. Dalmiglio's overall responsibility will be execution of the company's strategic priorities and commercial plans globally. He will be supported by ROLAND NIKOLAOU as VP of global sales, ...

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