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Archived sport articles in the mediaPresident Yahya Jammeh of Gambia bans young people from playing football. "Youths in rural areas should not involve themselves with football in the coming rainy season. Failure to do so and I will send them to jail. I mean it" - President Jammeh, quoted by Sky News ...More from What The Papers Say
UK colleges to offer 'Beckham A level'. Around 200 colleges will be offering young footballers the chance to study for a BTEC Sport. Premier League clubs are behind the idea which hopes to persuade boys to take up the course. The new diploma will see youngsters analysing the psychology behind the success of teams like Manchester United, study the ethics of sport and learn about the science of nutrition and fitness ...More from Ananova
Pressure builds on UK playing fields. Planning applications for the redevelopment of playing fields in England are continuing to rise as different policies conflict ...More from the BBC
Geena Davis takes aim at more girls in sports. When Geena Davis takes up bow and arrow, it doesn't matter that she's an Oscar-winning actress. All that matters is that she hits the target. Davis, 45, took up archery just three years ago and was a semifinalist for the 2000 Women's Olympic Archery team ...More from USA Today Netball fans more abusive than rugby and football crowds. Researchers say netball fans are more abusive than rugby and football fans. The study examined spectators comments made from the sidelines at children's sports matches in New Zealand. Rugby, netball, basketball, hockey and soccer were all analysed. Netball spectators came out as the most abusive and bitchy ...More from Ananova
New York Knicks' Community Commitment. The New York Knicks have created thousands of memorable on-court moments for their fans in recent years. Just as important are the memories created through the organization's community efforts. By creating a series of unique partnerships and original programs, players and coaches are using their star power to reward thousands of young people and their mentors in the tri-state area for exemplary academic and personal achievement ...More from Internet Wire
Scientists warn of 'super athletes'. Drug cheats are on the verge of using genetic engineering to increase stamina and speed, sport scientists warn. And they estimate that 2012 could be the first Olympics to have artificially produced super-athletes in action ...More from the BBC
University to offer honours degree in golf. One of Britain's leading universities is to offer an honours degree in golf. The University of Birmingham is teaming up with the Professional Golfers' Association to offer the degree. Students taking Applied Golf Management Studies will combine academic studies with tuition in every aspect of the game ...More from Ananova
Swim celebrating clean water cancelled over pollution fears. A mile-long swim in Boston celebrating the city's clean beaches and waters has been called off because of pollution fears ...More from Ananova
Girls less sporty 'from early age'. Girls are much less physically active than boys from a very early age, research suggests. Research has suggested that teenage girls are less likely to take vigorous exercise than their male counterparts ...More from the BBC
The subtle art of letting go. Simon Barnes on why ambitious parents should wave goodbye if they wish their offspring to excel at sport... More from the Times
When Soccer Moms Attack. Almost weekly, a melee breaks out as parents attending their kids sporting events violently act out with "sports rage." A new online workshop teaches adults and kids to play nicely... More from Wired News
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