Event Notes: Sport Funding Up 23% In Scotland Ahead Of Commonwealth Games
Funding for Scots involved in sports featured in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow "has been increased" by more than 20%. Sportscotland said that "spending on the 17 sports will be more than" £38M ($62M) during '11-15, compared with around £31M in '07-11 (SCOTSMAN, 9/30). ... The Vietnam Football Federation said that the Yamaha ASEAN U13 Football Cup "will kick off in Vietnam's capital Hanoi" on Friday until Sunday, with participation of six teams from four countries. The tournament will include two teams from Indonesia, two teams from host Vietnam, and two teams each from Malaysia and Thailand (XINHUA, 10/1).