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JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) — The Southeast Asian (SEA) Games are being threatened just two months before their inauguration as Indonesia’s budget cuts and lack of funds are impeding the games’ preparations, local media reported on Friday.

Rita Sub…

NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) — A teen was dismissed from a U.S. Ski Team on Friday after news reports emerged he urinated on a young girl during a JetBlue flight from Oregon to New York.

Robert “Sandy” Vietze, 18, was arrested by police at New York’s John F. …

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) – The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Disciplinary Committee decided on Tuesday to ban six match officials for life after finding them guilty of corruption and match-fixing, FIFA announced on Wed…

HOUSTON, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) — Basketball superstar Yao Ming on Friday announced his retirement after nine years with the Houston Rockets of the NBA, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Ming, 30, of Shanghai, China, who has suffered from recurrent injuri…

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) — Jack Warner, Vice-President of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), resigned on Monday from his position in the international body after being involved in the organization’s bribery scandal.

Th…

MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) — About 200 football fans were arrested on Saturday night for various violations after a football match in Moscow, a police spokesman told the state-run RIA Novosti news agency on Sunday.

RIA Novosti said that over 2,000 policemen, …

TOKYO (BNO NEWS) — Despite Japan’s ongoing nuclear crisis, Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara on Friday voiced his interest for the city to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.

After losing their 2016 bid, Ishihara said that Tokyo’s bid for 2020 would demons…

VANCOUVER, CANADA (BNO NEWS) — A riot erupted in Vancouver on Wednesday night after the city’s hockey team, the Vancouver Canucks, lost the Stanley Cup final, setting cars on fire and looting nearby businesses.

According to the Vancouver Sun, the rio…

MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) — The Dallas Mavericks beat the Miami Heat 105 to 95 on Sunday night to become the 2011 NBA Champions for the first time in their 31-year franchise history.

The Mavericks won the sixth game of the series in Miami’s American …

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (BNO NEWS) — Basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal on Thursday announced his retirement through a video tweet after a 19-year NBA career.

“We did it,” O’Neal said in his video tweet where he is seen wearing a black t-shirt and a…

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