PR agency Brazil's dedicated new sport division, Brazil Sport, will be led by JAMES GWINNETT, who was promoted to head of sport. Gwinnett's experience "spans a decade of working with sport brands" including Land Rover, BT Sport, QBE and Heineken Int'l (SPORT INDUSTRY, 8/17).
COACHES/MANAGERS: National League side Torquay is the first club in the top five English leagues to sack its manager this season, with KEVIN NICHOLSON "leaving his post 12 days into the campaign." The 36-year-old, who had acted as the club's player-manager since Sept. '15, "made close to 400 appearances" for the club (PA, 8/17). ... South Korea women's football team Manager YOON DUK-YEO signed an extension that will "keep him at the helm for two more years." Yoon, 56, signed a contract with the Korea FA that will "see him lead" the women's team through the 2019 Women's World Cup (YONHAP, 8/17).