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Phoenix eliminates many youth sports (The Arizona Republic)
City budget cuts are eliminating most of the city's youth-sports programs, shutting down programs in soccer and baseball that last year served 3,850 kids.
LEAVE THE CASE TO ACA, SAYS SPORTS MINISTER (Bernama via Yahoo! Malaysia News)
KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 (Bernama) -- Youth and sports Minister Datuk Ismail Sabri Yaakob said he will leave the case of four Police football players involved in match fixing, to the Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) to investigate.
Sports Complex May Rise In Ashburn (Washington Post)
A private company headed by a high school baseball coach has proposed to build a $40 million sports complex in Ashburn that would include a dozen athletic fields, a leadership training center and several restaurants.
Sports Fodder: If Momma James plays, Cavs could win it all (The Record-Courier)
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .
High-tech sports-gambling ring busted (Philadelphia Daily News)
Just as Braves shortstop Yunel Escobar hit a home run off Phillies pitcher Brett Myers Wednesday night, police raided a $2.5 million illegal sports-gambling ring, which was taking bets on the game.
Sports Minister Not Pleased With Thomas Cup Failure (Malaysian National News Agency (BERNAMA))
KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 (Bernama) -- The Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Ismail Sabri Yaakob is not pleased with the Thomas Cup shuttlers performance in Jakarta following their 2-3 defeat to China in the semifinals Friday.
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Kawasaki Heavy to sell 150 cc sports bikes in India (Reuters via Yahoo! India News)
TOKYO (Reuters) - Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd said on Friday it would start selling Kawasaki brand sports motor bikes in India through carmaker Bajaj Auto by the summer of 2009 to tap growing demand for luxury bikes there.
SJSU can enter talks on sports fields (San Jose Mercury News)
State trustees have authorized San Jose State University to negotiate with the city to build and share four new sports fields near Spartan Stadium.
Chinese sports stars pledge quake relief (AlertNet)
Source: Reuters BEIJING, May 16 (Reuters) - Chinese sports stars have opened their wallets to help earthquake victims in their country with Houston Rockets star Yao Ming pledging 2 million yuan ($286,100). "I ...