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the conviction that people should participate in sports as a hobby (for the fun of it) rather than for money

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Speaking in the Assembly today, the Minister said: These Regulations now implement the consultation proposals that will secure an increase from 80% to 100% rate support for Community Amateur Sports Clubs without a licensed bar area on their premises.
With a heightened awareness about concussion risks and long-term effects on student athletes, amateur sports organizations are looking into how insurance covers these injuries.
5m investment will create 65 jobs in Cardiff, as well as a similar number at satellite offices in Manchester, Edinburgh, London and Newcastle which will have broadcast trucks to cover a wide range of events Mr Scheid said it will include coverage of more than 50 amateur sports - including live broadcasts with studio analysis from Cardiff.
He believes that thousands of people participating in and volunteering in amateur sports will be natural subscribers - not only to view their own performances but that of competitors.
Overall, the amateur Sports & Rec market continues to see growth, particularly for youth programs--partly due to a continued focus on healthy activity for kids, Hatfield says.
Whether a professional or amateur sports person, our very youngest sporting heroes, a member of a successful team or club or one of the important people who work tirelessly to support a wide range of sporting activities, we want to hear about their work and achievements.
Healy is a celebrity judge on new ITV sport entertainment show 'Let's Get Gold' which sees teams of amateur sports stars battle it out to win 100,000 pounds for their club.
Volunteers are the life blood of the Bay State Games," said Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation Board Chairman Phil Gloudemans.
JustGiving have dropped their subscription fees - worth pounds 180 per year for every community amateur sports club (CASC).
The Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) Scheme was introduced to make more cash available for clubs by granting them various tax breaks.
Clubs which join the Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) scheme can qualify for a number of tax advantages if they meet certain criteria.
The present author, without directly being involved in this case, out of interest asked the Commission to give their opinion about possible discrimination against EU nationals in amateur sports.
A Federal Court of Appeal ruling that Parliament's creation of a special tax category for RCAAAs could bar other types of groups engaging in amateur sports from qualifying as registered charities triggered an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Barcelona has world-class facilities, suitable for sports training courses and top-level competitions, as well as amateur sports.
But where are they the rest of the time when amateur sports require help for running clubs and paying for facilities?
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