League Notes: J.League Admits V-Varen To Second Division
Japan Football League champion V-Varen Nagasaki President Tomoyuki Miyata announced that the club has been admitted into the J.League's second division, J2. The promotion forced J2 bottom club Machida Zelvia out of the J.League after just one season (KYODO, 11/13). ... Tennis is "looking at whether it can adopt measures pioneered by cycling to weed out drug cheats." Int'l Tennis Federation anti-doping Manager Stuart Miller said that the ITF is "working hard to do more blood and out-of-competition tests on players" (AP, 11/13).