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04 / 17 / 14

La Liga side Real Sociedad extended the contract of coach JAGOBA ARRASATE , who will remain with the club through the '15-16 season. Arrasate is in his first year as Real Sociedad's head coach after serving as an assistant ( INSIDE SPANISH FOOTBALL, 4/16 ). ... MARCO POLO DEL NERO was elected u...

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03/24/14
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03/24/14
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03/21/14
Australian Grand Prix Chair To Retire

Australian Grand Prix Chair RON WALKER "is to step down from the post after 22 years, as part of an overhaul of the event," according to Peter Rolfe of the HERALD SUN. The former lord mayor and Crown co-founder "will officially retire from the job he has held since 1994 after next year’s 20t ...

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03/21/14
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Second Bundesliga club Dynamo Dresden Supervisory Board member THOMAS DATHE announced that he will resign from his position at the end of his term. The 47-year-old has held the position since March '11 ( Dynamo Dresden ). ... Australian Grand Prix Chair RON WALKER "is to step down from the post ...

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03/21/14
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Spain's Athletics Discipline Committee decided to "absolve runner MARTA DOMÍNGUEZ of the IAAF's accusations that she violated anti-doping regulations." This "puts an end to an eight-month process" ( EFE, 3/20 ). ... U.S. Anti-doping Agency CEO TRAVIS TYGART said that USAIN BOLT "is be ...

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03/21/14
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03/20/14
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VICTOR MUÑOZ will replace PACO HERRERA as coach of Spanish second division side Real Zaragoza. Muñoz, who coached the club from '04-06, is "returning home after eight years" ( MARCA, 3/18 ). ...A-League side Melbourne Heart announced the signing of JOHN VAN'T SCHIP as head coac ...

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03/20/14
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British tennis player ANDY MURRAY and coach IVAN LENDL "have agreed to end their two-year partnership." Under Lendl, Murray won his first Grand Slam at the 2012 U.S. Open, Olympic Gold and last year's Wimbledon. Murray: "I'm eternally grateful to Ivan for all his hard work. We've learned a lot a ...

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03/20/14
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