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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 21 / 17

KENNETH FOK  was elected president of the Asian Electronic Sports Federation, replacing Kazakhstan's  NATALYA SIPOVICH . Fok, VP of Hong Kong's Sports Federation & Olympic Committee and a member of the Olympic Council of Asia's int'l relations committee, was elected unopposed and prom...

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