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‘Fine Queenslander’: Titan of business and politics passes away

The Daily Telegraph Australia 17 May 2021
A leading businessman who for over seven decades made significant contributions to sport, politics and charity has been described as a “fine Queenslander” ....
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What happened to Ben Williams from Big Brother? Fan favourite went off the radar after ...

The Daily Mail 17 May 2021
As reported by New Idea, Ben, 41, distanced himself from the reality TV circuit once the show finished and began a career in sports commentary ... He now runs his own sports and media management company, Players Ink, which helps guide athletes' careers and negotiate contracts on their behalf ... Successful businessman.
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‘I can’t afford any more deaths’

The Gleaner 14 May 2021
The 85-year-old mother of businessman Robert Fletcher, who was killed at his Old Hope Road sports bar in St Andrew on Monday, said she has refrained from visiting the location ever since her husband was murdered there. Now, Pearl Fletcher’s... .
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Police retrieve slain businessman's shotgun

Jamaica Observer 13 May 2021
Police and firefighters yesterday afternoon went to the sports bar operated by murdered businessman Robert Fletcher to retrieve a shotgun registered to him from a vault ... Rest Sports Bar at 74 Old Hope Road in the vicinity of Swallowfield.
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The Pac-12 Puts Its Lagging Reputation—and Its Future—in Unexpected Hands

Sports Illustrated 13 May 2021
Few people in college sports knew who George Kliavkoff was before his announcement and introductory press conference Thursday ... That fits his wheelhouse as a sports businessman, and he talked a good game in those areas Thursday ... Kliavkoff’s parting thought Thursday, after a question on how he expects to elevate the sport of women’s basketball.
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JHS Sports Awards Part 2 of 3: First Alex Sandoval Scholarship presented to Ilian Mena

Jacksonville Progress 12 May 2021
During the Jacksonville Sports Award ceremony, which was held on Friday at the Historic Tomato Bowl, the Alex Sandoval Scholarship was awarded for the first time ... This year there were two winners of this accolade ... Mr. Bonner, a JHS graduate, was a well-know and respected businessman, who was an active force in youth sports for many years ....
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Three Men, None Of Whom Knew Each Other At The Time, Say Trusted Hockey Coach ...

CBS Sports 12 May 2021
But I didn’t know enough about him,” said Greenberg who was a businessman whose kids loved the sport, so he founded the Chicago Young Americans teenage hockey team in 1988 ... by USA Hockey (as well as all sports governed by the USOPC) throughout the investigation.
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Richard Keogh awarded £2.3m in breach of contract case against Derby

The Irish Times 11 May 2021
Republic of Ireland international Richard Keogh has secured a payout of about £2.3 million (€2.65 million) from Derby County after winning his long-running compensation claim against them ... An EFL statement read ... The Derby owner, Mel Morris, is trying to sell the club to No Limits Sports, which is fronted by the Spanish businessman Erik Alonso ... .
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Sports Tourism can boost Ghana’s economy - Dr. Manly-Spain

Ghana Web 09 May 2021
Henry Manly-Spain, a businessman and a presidential aspirant of the next Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) elections has disclosed that Sports Tourism can boost Ghana’s economy if given the needed attention ... He noted that boxing had put Ghana’s name high in world sports and ...
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On This Day in 2007: West Ham accept fine over Tevez and Mascherano deal

Yahoo Daily News 09 May 2021
> ... But the Argentina internationals were found to have been partially owned by businessman Kia Joorabchian’s Media Sports Investment (MSI) company, meaning they should have been ineligible and prompting the Premier League charge ... Javier Mascherano, left, and Carlos Tevez, right, began their Premier League careers with West Ham (Sean Dempsey/PA) ... 1 ... 2 ... .
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Jimmy Kimmel calls Caitlyn Jenner an ‘ignorant a-hole’ over homelessness comments

Metro UK 08 May 2021
Caitlyn was also hit with controversy last week when she said that she didn’t believe trans girls shouldn’t be allowed compete in girls’ sports ... That’s why I oppose biological boys who are trans competing in girls sports in school. ‘It just isn’t fair and we have to protect girls sports in our schools.’.
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Glazers, scourge of angry United fans

Straits Times 03 May 2021
LONDON • It has been a year of sporting contrasts for American businessman Joel Glazer ... The late Malcolm Glazer, the family patriarch who made his fortune in real estate and stocks, bought United in 2005 for £790 million (S$1.46 billion) after entering the sports business in 1995 with a takeover of the Buccaneers.
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Football: Who are the Glazers and why do Manchester United fans dislike their club's owners?

Straits Times 03 May 2021
MANCHESTER (REUTERS) - It has certainly been a year of sporting contrasts for American businessman Joel Glazer ... The late Malcolm Glazer, the family patriarch who made his fortune in real estate and stocks, bought United in May 2005 for �790 million (S$1.45 billion), after entering the sports business in 1995 with a takeover of the Buccaneers ... � ....
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United's American owners facing strongest opposition yet

Egypt Today 03 May 2021
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - It has certainly been a year of sporting contrasts for American businessman Joel Glazer ... and stocks, bought United in May 2005 for 790 million pounds ($1.09 billion), after entering the sports business in 1995 with a takeover of the Buccaneers.
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