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Premier League hires Discovery's Susanna Dinnage as CEO

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London, Nov 14 (AP) - The English Premier League hired broadcasting executive Susanna Dinnage as chief executive on Tuesday, making her the most powerful female executive in global sports.
Dinnage will leave her role as global president of Discovery's Animal Planet brand early next year to succeed Richard Scudamore running the world's richest soccer competition.
Scudamore was CEO from 1999 to 2014 when he was promoted to executive chairman. The new structure will see the league have a...

Federer beats Thiem to get back on track at ATP Finals

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London, Nov 14 (AP) - Sometimes no practice makes perfect - for Roger Federer anyway.
After cancelling his training session a day earlier, Federer produced a much-improved performance to get his campaign for a seventh ATP Finals title back on track with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem on...

Runner who lost feet to frostbite completes first marathon

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Anchorage, Nov 14 (AP) - A former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frost-bite in 2011 ran his first marathon and became an American citizen last week.
Marko Cheseto, 35, finished 613th overall out of nearly 53,000 runners at the New York City Marathon, the...

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