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04 / 23 / 14

Royal & Ancient CEO PETER DAWSON "is to retire" in Sept. '15. He will "also step down as secretary of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews." The R&A is to advertise the CEO's post this weekend and said that "an appointment is expected to be made in sufficient time to allow for an ...

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Sailing Community Honors Simpson

The sailing community has paid tribute to British Olympic Gold Medalist ANDREW SIMPSON , "who died on Thursday after his team's yacht capsized in San Francisco Bay and trapped him underwater during training for the America's Cup," according to Carroll & Siddique of the London GUARDIAN. The 72ft ...

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05/13/13
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Man City "will sack" Manager ROBERTO MANCINI this week. Man City is "still debating the timings of the move," but the manager could be dismissed before the club’s match at Reading on Tuesday or, failing that, "before or immediately after the final game of the season against Norwich City at t ...

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05/13/13
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RTL's FLORIAN KÖNIG : "Ich habe aufgegeben die Boxenstopps zu zählen! #SpanishGP" ... ("I've stopped counting the pit stops! #SpanishGP") Sky Sport News HD's NOAH PUDELKO : "Die @MercedesAMGF1 bleiben wohl #OneLapWonder. Schade für @nico_rosberg #ssnhd #f1sky" ... ("The @Me ...

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05/10/13
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New Zealand Olympic Committee President MIKE STANLEY has been re-elected. Stanley, who became president in '09 after six years as a board member, was "unopposed at the committee's general assembly in Auckland" ( STUFF, 5/8 ). ... Havas Media U.K. Managing Dir PAUL FRAMPTON will become CEO whil ...

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05/10/13
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Former Spanish football player and coach RAMÓN BLANCO died Thursday "as a result of complications from a stroke he suffered this past weekend." Blanco coached Spanish third-tier club Cadíz during the '90s after playing for the club from '76-80 ( AS, 5/9 ). ... Germany-based Univers ...

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05/10/13
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Financial Times' ROGER BLITZ : "Joel Glazer refers to the United tradition of "flair football played by exciting, world class players”. Cue gnashing of teeth from Utd fans" Sky Deutschland's TANJA BAUER : "#F1Sky #SSNHD hello sonniges barcelona! das wird ein super F1 wochenende!" ... ...

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05/09/13
Alex Ferguson Tributes Pour In

There used to be a joke among the Manchester press corps that the day ManU Manager ALEX FERGUSON quit "we would all meet for a party" and "toast to his departure," according to Matt Dickinson of the LONDON TIMES. We would "remember all the bans, foul tirades, evasions, downright lies and collectiv ...

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05/09/13
Messi Movie Biography In Works

Epic Pictures Group is developing a Rocky-style movie version of the life of Barcelona footballer LIONEL MESSI . The company has acquired all rights to the biography “Messi: The Inside Story of the Boy Who Became a Legend” by Luca Caioli. Epic will finance and produce the film. Epic CEO ...

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05/09/13
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The senior team that was behind venues and infrastructure at London 2012 has "joined forces to launch Trivandi Major Project Consultants." The int'l firm -- established by JAMES BULLEY , PAUL MAY , GUY LODGE and JONATHAN BRANSON  -- "will advise on the delivery of major projects in the spo ...

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05/09/13
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Publication "Business Book GP" has revealed the salaries of the drivers presently making up this year's F1 teams, and "the rich kids" of the F1 grid are Ferrari driver  FERNANDO ALONSO and his ex-teammate LEWIS HAMILTON . Both "earn the enviable amount" of €20M ($26M) per season. In ...

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