- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 12, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Albuquerque has been selected to host the 2019 National Senior Games, an event that attracts thousands of competitors and spectators.

The Senior Games are played every two years and feature 19 sports for women and men age 50 and above.

Mayor Richard Berry announced the city’s selection Tuesday.

City officials earlier this year approved plans to build a $21 million complex of baseball and softball fields.

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