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THE WEEK AHEAD IN ATHLETICS, 10-16 AUGUST — The information in this advisory has been compiled to assist media in following the main developments in athletics over the coming week. It summarises the competitions and stories that will be covered on the World Athletics website and its social media channels. Monday 10 August Report: Sollentuna Grand Prix ...
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FIFA statement [re Mark Pieth, FIFA reforms, media report, etc]

ZURICH: FIFA Deputy Secretary General (Administration) Alasdair Bell has reacted to an article published in Swiss newspaper SonntagsBlick titled, “2.5 Millionen Franken für nichts” (translated: 2.5 million Swiss francs for nothing”), which exposes payments made by FIFA to Professor Mark Pieth and consultants led by him during the presidency of Sepp Blatter. “Mr Pieth and the ...
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UEFA FFP update on 2019-20 monitoring of clubs by the CFCB

NYON: During the 2019/20 season, the CFCB Investigatory Chamber continued the monitoring of the remaining clubs under settlement agreements, namely CFR Cluj, Galatasaray SK, FK Kairat Almaty, Maccabi Tel Aviv and FC Porto. The CFCB investigatory chamber found that Galatasaray SK, FK Kairat Almaty and Maccabi Tel Aviv FC complied with the targets agreed for the 2019/20 season; these clubs ...
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Atletico de Madrid: Jan Oblak, nombrado Jugador Cinco Estrellas de la temporada 2019-20

— Jan Oblak ha recibido el premio ‘Jugador Cinco Estrellas’ de la temporada 2019/20 por votación de los aficionados atléticos a través de las redes sociales del club. A continuación ponemos a su disposición un vídeo con las declaraciones de nuestro jugador. Esperamos que el contenido sea de su interés. www.atleticodemadrid.com Departamento de Comunicación • ...
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Macesport

Sports PR agency thriving post-lockdown with two new hires & expansion of services —- Multi award-winning independent sports communications agency Macesport has announced two new hires and the establishment of a new influencer division. Despite PR industry data showing the tightening of budgets, increased redundancies and widespread furlough amongst businesses across the UK and Europe, ...
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Kia and Dugout have surprised young fans from Spain, Italy and the UK during the UEFA Europa League’s pause

Luis Fabiano follows Bruno Fernandes and Esteban Cambiasso in virtually meeting Kia’s Official Match Ball Carriers — London, UK – 7 August 2020: Kia Motors Corporation, official partner of the UEFA Europa League, has surprised young football fans across Europe with an exclusive opportunity to meet three footballing icons. Following the UEFA Europa League’s return to action ...
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Tokyo 2020 employee tests positive for COVID-19

Tokyo, 7 August 2020 – The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) confirmed this morning that a female employee in her 30s employed at a Tokyo 2020 office in Harumi in Tokyo’s Chuo ward tested positive for COVID-19. This is the second recorded case of infection in this organisation. The ...
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Sports Management Worldwide: Live Q&A session with Marc Trestman

Have you dreamt of a career in football and coaching but not sure where to start or how to get your career to the next level? There are thousands in your same spot, but what will set you apart from the applicant next to you? Marc Trestman will be joining Dr. Lashbrook on Tuesday, August ...
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ISA welcomes landmark decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to award governance of standup paddle to the ISA at Olympic level

La Jolla, California – 6 August 2020: The ISA today welcomed the landmark decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to award the governance of StandUp Paddle (SUP) to the ISA at Olympic level.   The resolution of this matter is an historic moment for the sport of SUP and the ISA. The ISA ...
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First Data extends PGA relationship

—- The PGA and First Data, a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, have strengthened their relationship by extending their partnership status for an additional three years. First Data provide innovative point-of-sale (POS) solutions and services to PGA Members. They power 2,800 transactions per second for more than six million businesses around the world, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations. ...
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