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League Notes: Indonesian Badminton Open To Embrace Instant Review System
Published May 3, 2013
The Badminton World Federation announced that the Indonesia Open "will be the first Superseries tournament to embrace an instant review system to allow players to contest line calls." The system "will be tested at next month's Sudirman Cup in Kuala Lumpur and fully initiated at the Indonesian Open" (JAKARTA GLOBE, 5/2). ... The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport "will meet its legal team over the next few days to study the decision of an independent disciplinary committee that cleared ultra-marathoner Ludwick Mamabolo of a doping offence" (SOWETAN LIVE, 5/2).