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HOLLAND - The Dutch team at July’s European athletics championships in Amsterdam will be made up of 54 athletes, the Dutch athletics union said on Tuesday.

HOLLAND - The cabinet is spending several million euros to boost sports in the Netherlands with the ambition to make the country one of top 10 sporting nations in the world.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Minister of Education Culture Youth & Sports Silveria Jacobs was on hand at the Marie Genevieve de Weever School on Monday morning to witness the finalized works to the Playground / Basketball Court and addressed the students as well as management and staff.

HOLLAND - Football club FC Twente will not be demoted to the Jupiler league after all, the Dutch football association decided on Friday.

OAKLAND, Calif.—There is no one who understood Cleveland’s tortured relationships with its sports teams as intimately as LeBron James.

TAUNTON, Somerset – Chris Gayle’s hit a stroke-filled half-century to help propel Somerset to a comfortable six-wicket victory over Darren Sammy’s Hampshire, in the English T20 Blast here Sunday.

HOLLAND - Football club FC Twente will not be demoted to the Jupiler league after all, the Dutch football association decided on Friday.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Lab Sports Academy is a nonprofit Organization which caters towards keeping our youth off the street away from drugs, Alcohol and other crime related activities.

HOLLAND - Coverage of next season’s Champions League football is being shifted from commercial broadcaster SBS6 to Veronica, parent company SBS6 Broadcasting said on Tuesday.

POND ISLAND, St. MaartenThe St. Martin Pony Baseball/Softball League says a recent donation from TelEm Group will go towards airfare for local athletes who will be competing in this year’s PONY Youth Baseball Caribbean Zone Tournaments July 1-5.

Organizers have to find more than $20,000 to take two delegations of players, umpires and other support staff to the Under 10 years tournament in Aruba and to the Under-12 years tournament in Puerto Rico.

They are asking corporate businesses and other corporate citizens with an interest in youth and sports to assist however possible, appealing to them to follow the lead of TelEm Group and others who have already expressed support.

For more information contact the St. Martin Pony league at 542-2121.

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