Pro14 side Scarlets hired former player NATHAN BREW as head of commercial. Brew, 35, will head the club's commercial team as the region "looks to continue the development and growth of the brand on the back of recent successes" (RUNNING RUGBY, 9/20). ... Paris St. Germain reportedly hired Barcelona Dir of Digital RUSSELL STOPFORD to work in a similar role for the French club. Stopford joined Barcelona in '16 after stints with Man City and Perform Group (MUNDO DEPORTIVO, 9/18). ... Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) President BRIAN COOKSON "suffered a crushing defeat in his efforts to be re-elected." Cookson lost the vote 37-8 to French opponent DAVID LAPPARTIENT (LONDON TIMES, 9/21).