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Who's who at Sports Direct

Dave Forsey, chief executive, 49 A company veteran of three decades, Page Design Web joined Mike Ashley in 1984, two years after the business was founded, and has been listed as managing director or chief executive since 2001. He is, therefore, portrayed as being Ashley’s…
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A bridge too far: can a card game be considered a sport?

With all the competitive mindset of elite athletes, the English Bridge Union appears to like a challenge. This week’s judicial review will decide whether it was right for Sport England to have ruled that the card game is not a sport. It isn’t the first…
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Mike Ashley admits Sports Direct staff were not paid minimum wage

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct is facing a multimillion-pound bill in fines and back pay after the billionaire admitted his company had broken the law by failing to pay staff the national minimum wage The Info Blog. The concession, which was made as Ashley appeared in…
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Sports Direct allows public to attend AGM and tour Shirebrook site

Sports Direct will open its doors to the public on the day of the retailer’s annual general meeting, giving people an opportunity to speak to board directors following months of criticism over the treatment of workers. A timetable for the event said non-shareholders are…
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The Joy of Watching Sports Alone

At least in America, consuming sports is inextricably social. We’re nearly predicted to consume sports activities within the presence of others, whether or not that’s in a bar with TVs on every wall or at a friend of a chum’s place for the Super Bowl. They’re a…
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A history of politicians getting sports

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus reportedly emerged from the GOP’s House health care victory last week with the aid of telling a reporter, “The president stepped up and helped punt the ball into the stop area,” a statement that assumes: You can…
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Sports scholarships most likely

Depending on which recreation a high school athlete plays, it can be them towards the arena for a college athletic scholarship. The National Collegiate Athletic Association notes that there are 17,000 students athletes from other countries a number of…
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Every Mario sports game intro, ranked

Mario has developed pretty the sports career over the years. Since 1995, whilst Mario’s Tennis graced the Virtual Boy, the plumber has tried his hand at a number of athletic events with varying ranges of achievement. It’s frequently said that a Mario sports recreation is…