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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 07 / 15

The German Hockey League's (DEL) supervisory council decided to extend the contract with Managing Dir GERNOT TRIPCKE for another three years until Dec. 31, 2018. Tripcke joined the league in '97 and became its managing director in '00 ( DEL ). ... The Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) has confirmed ALE...

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RAÚL BROGLIA on Sunday night became the new president of Argentine first division side Rosario Central. Broglia will succeed NORBERTO SPECIALE after earning 6,300 votes from the 10,636 club members "who participated in the election" ( CLARIN, 10/5 ). ... Digital consulting firm Omnigon ...

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