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Russia's Human Rights Commissioner VLADIMIR LUKIN "has been re-elected as the president of the country's Paralympic Committee after its most successful Winter Games in history." Lukin has presided over the Paralympic Committee since '96. The re-election will take Lukin through the 2018 PyeongChang...

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06/27/13
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League Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion "are set to announce former Barcelona midfielder OSCAR GARCIA as their interim manager." With GUS POYET currently appealing his dismissal, "the club cannot name a full-time manager." Garcia arrives in Brighton after coaching Israeli Premier Lea ...

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06/27/13
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Spanish Basketball League (ACB) side Joventut President JORDI VILLACAMPA has announced that he will complete his current term as president of the club, meaning he will remain with Joventut through '16 ( EFE, 6/26 ). ... Royal Belgian FA President FRANCOIS DE KEERSMAECKER "will serve a furthe ...

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06/27/13
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ESPN's ADRIAN HEALEY : "Higuain to Arsenal. Spending the RVP money on a striker 4 yrs younger. 3rd in goals in Spain behind Messi/Ronaldo last 6 yrs. Smart move" TV Presenter GARY LINEKER : "Lot of empty seats on centre court. Corporate lethargy, no doubt. What a waste of tickets so many ...

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06/26/13
Ecclestone: "I Don't Think I'd Like Jail"

F1 CEO BERNIE ECCLESTONE "has put a sanguine face on the prospect of being sent to a German prison," according to David Sanderson of the LONDON TIMES. Ecclestone is "waiting to hear if the German authorities will charge him in a corruption case" that has already seen a banker jailed for eight-and- ...

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06/26/13
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Liverpool FC has named Volvo Ocean Race Commercial Partnerships Head SHARON TUFF as head of global partnership sales. Tuff has held senior positions at several sport, events, media and entertainment properties, including Channel 4 ( Liverpool ). ... The Ethiopian Football Federation's entire exec ...

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06/26/13
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Real Madrid named former Paris St. Germain Manager CARLO ANCELOTTI as manager. Ancelotti received a three-year contract to replace JOSE MOURINHO and last month led PSG "to its first French league title in 19 years." PSG said that it hired LAURENT BLANC to replace Ancelotti, "giving ...

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06/26/13
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ManU's RIO FERDINAND : "If the players transfers are as interesting and A-list as the managers so far then this window may become the most exciting yet!" La Liga side Malaga Owner SHEIKH ABDULLAH BIN NASSER AL-THANI : "shirts No . 22 will not be available to any other player in the Malaga c ...

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06/25/13
CA Sacks Arthur, Hires Lehmann

Cricket Australia sacked coach MICKEY ARTHUR and replaced him with DARREN LEHMANN "just over two weeks before the start of the Ashes series against England," according to Mulvenney & Reich of REUTERS. CA CEO JAMES SUTHERLAND said, "We've made a tough decision and the timing of this decisio ...

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06/25/13
Brighton Claims Poyet Knew Of Sacking

League Championship Brighton & Hove Albion "hit back" at fired Manager GUS POYET Monday morning to deny his claim that he learned "he had been sacked as manager only after it was announced on the club's website," according to Sam Munnery of the LONDON TIMES. Poyet was appearing on BBC’s ...

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06/25/13
Guardiola Holds First Press Conference

New Bayern Munich coach PEP GUARDIOLA "held his first official press conference in his new position," according to BILD. Ahead of the press conference, people "were speculating the Spaniard might answer a couple of questions in German." Guardiola, however, "surprised everybody and held the press c ...

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