Daily Mail - - Davis Cup – The Aftermath - AN­DREW MAGEE

MICHAEL DOWNEY, chief ex­ec­u­tive of the Lawn Ten­nis As­so­ci­a­tion, has been fiercely crit­i­cised for the lack of progress made in his ten­ure, but the Cana­dian is hardly in­ex­pe­ri­enced in the world of sport. Prior to tak­ing up his post at the LTA in Jan­uary 2014, Downeyy (top) was pres­i­dent and chief ex­ec­u­tive of Ten­nis Canada. He also had roles with bas­ket­ball team the Toronto Raptors and hockey team the Toronto te Maple Leafs. H His ap­point­ment of Bob Brett (mid­dle) a as a di­rec­tor of player de­vel­op­ment f failed as the Au Aus­tralian was m more suited to on-court coach­ing than off-court a ad­min. Brett re­signed just o over a year into his ro role and has been re re­placed by Peter K Keen (bot­tom). T The former head of Bri­tish Cy­cling has been ap­pointed on a an in­terim ba­sis.

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