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The price tag for their new stadium continues to grow for the Minnesota Vikings, with the team announcing Friday it will commit another $10.5 million towards construction costs and equipment. That additional contribution will be officially announced at the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority's (MSFA) board meeting Friday morning. The Vikings…

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Senator Sonny Angara is pushing for the construction of a “state-of-the-art” and “highly scientific sports complex” to be called the Philippine Amateur Sports Training Center to ensure high-level training and total wellness for national athletes. “While we are requiring our national athletes to excel in competitions and bring honor to…

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Despite a perceived obsession with health and fitness in North America, only 17 percent of people actively use a membership at a health club, according to an industry veteran and head of a professional fitness development firm. Kevin LaFerriere, CEO of Fitness Professionals Ltd., said Saturday during an industry summit…

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Miami University opened its Indoor Sports Center on last month, but it will be officially unveiled to the public on April 25. The 91,000-square-foot complex that took about a year to construct was funded by $13 million in donations, and it will be used by student-athletes, intramural and club sports…

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Jeffersonville's mayor takes a stand against an indoor sports complex. Mayor Mike Moore announced he vetoed an ordinance that would have funded the construction of the 6-million dollar facility. The mayor said it came down to priorities and Moore says funding this sports complex is not a priority. The mayor…

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Premier League clubs have agreed to share at least £1bn of their record UK TV rights deal with lower league sides and grassroots football. The money will include parachute payments to relegated clubs and a living wage for all full-time staff. The Premier League sold the live TV rights for…

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Scotland and Germany are to co-host the first European Sports Championships in 2018. Around 2,900 athletes will come to Glasgow to take part in cycling, rowing, swimming and triathlon events, while Berlin will stage athletics. Organisers also hope to include golf at the 2014 Ryder Cup venue Gleneagles. Scottish minister…

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After preserving a professional soccer team for Minnesota, Bill McGuire soon began to think bigger. He wanted to be in the major league. The desire was mutual. Major League Soccer formally awarded an expansion franchise Wednesday to McGuire's group of investors in Minneapolis with the expectation an outdoor stadium will…

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Fulton County is moving forward in the long anticipated further development of the Fulton County Recreational Complex located off Highway 9 North. This has been an ongoing process, started in 2006 by former judge Charles Willett. The athletic committee will be ready to begin phase three in development as soon…

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When a practice or a game is rained out because of poor field conditions, it’s a negative impact to the teams on several levels. Valuable practice time is missed. Games have to be rescheduled or are cancelled, causing a scheduling nightmare and disappointment for players and coaches. However, a relatively…