DR. GAETAN TARDIF has been elected Canadian Paralympic Committee president. Tardiff replaces DAVID LEGG, who held the position for three years (CBC, 5/11). ... Real Madrid President FLORENTINO PÉREZ "has no rivals." This week, Pérez will announce that he will present himself for election without a rival. History repeats itself, and like four years ago, nobody will fight for the Real Madrid presidential seat. Pérez heads toward his fourth successful election (EL CONFIDENCIAL, 5/13).
COACHES: Italian 2006 World Cup winner GENNARO GATTUSO "is no longer the player coach of Swiss side FC Sion." Gattuso and assistant ARNO ROSSINI "have been replaced" by U21 coach MICHAEL DECASTEL (FOOTBALL ITALIA, 5/13). ... Dutch football club PSV Eindhoven on Monday presented former Dutch int'l PHILLIP COCU "as new coach for the coming four seasons." Cocu will replace DICK ADVOCAAT, "who failed to lead the club to the league title" in the '12-13 season (XINHUA, 5/13).
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