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Olympics: Japan to use soccer lottery revenue for stadium peripherals

The Japanese government decided Thursday to use part of revenue from the “Toto” soccer lottery to pay for peripheral devices to be set up at the new national stadium that will serve as the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The expenditures, anticipated to total around 18 billion yen (about 2 million), will… Read more

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Professional Football League – Over Fcfa 5 Billion Adopted As Budget

A General Assembly of the Professional Football League of Cameroon (LPFC) held in Yaounde on Friday April 14, 2016. The sum of FCFA 5, 378 billion has been adopted as budget for the 2016-2017 football season in Cameroon. This was one of the major resolutions arrived at during the Ordinary General Assembly of the Professional Football… Read more

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No miracle for St. Anthony: Basketball powerhouse to close

JERSEY CITY — The home of the most storied high school boys basketball program in New Jersey history is closing its doors. St. Anthony High School will suspend operations at the end of the 2016-17 school year in June due to a lack of funding and dwindling enrollment, a source familiar with the decision told NJ… Read more

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The black jockeys shaking up South Africa’s horse-riding scene

Kyalami, South Africa – Since becoming the first black men to work with Lipizzaners, an elite group of horses bred for dressage, Shepherd Zira and Cyril Thabede are filled with pride over breaking apartheid-era racial barriers in the field of performance riding. Last year, the South African Lipizzaners, a non-profit organisation, created a development programme catering… Read more

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Cricket culled from 2018 Asian Games

Cricket has been cut from the list of sports at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, according to reports. With organisers keen on saving costs, the number of events for the Games in Jakarta and Palembang is being reduced from the 439 to 431, Inside the Games reported. With no consensus among cricket bodies around the… Read more

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8-member table tennis squad to leave for China on April 7

The eight-member table tennis squad will leave for China on April 7 from Multan to participate in the Asian table tennis championship scheduled to be held from April 9. According to Pakistan Table Tennis Federation (PTTF) sources, about 41 Asian table tennis teams would participate in the championship which would continue by April 16. Three senior… Read more

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E-sports to be medal sport at 2022 Asian Games

E-sports, or online game competitions, will become a medal event at the 2022 Asian Games. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced Monday it has closed a partnership with Ali Sports, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, to add e-sports as an official sport of the 2022 event, which will be held in the eastern Chinese city… Read more

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How To Avoid Runner’s Burnout

As most runners will tell you, the sport can become an addiction, even if you never envisioned enjoying the activity. But a love of running can come with nagging aches that can lead to runner’s burnout. Read: Running Can Slow Your Heart’s Aging Process, Protect DNA, Science Says As runner and writer Alison Feller explains, this… Read more

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