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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 27 / 17

Jockey Club Racecourses Group Managing Dir  PAUL FISHER  will be promoted to CEO, effective July 1. Fisher has helped Jockey Club Racecourses achieve eight consecutive years of growth ( Jockey Club ). ...  GÉRARD LINARD  was elected as the new president of the Belgian FA (...

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