League Notes: Hong Kong Golf Association Receives $206,000 Sanction Fee
The Hong Kong Golf Association "will receive its sanction fee" of HK$1.6M ($206,000) for hosting the UBS Hong Kong Open that ended on Sunday. Fears were raised on the eve of the tournament that the HKGA, as well as partners the Asian Tour and the European Tour, "would have to forsake the sanction fees from the '12 tournament due to tight budgeting" (SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, 11/20). ... The All India Football Federation revealed that the elections of the office bearers of its organization will be held during its annual general meeting on Dec. 20. The decision was made at the Exec Committee meeting, chaired by AIFF President Praful Patel (PTI, 11/20). ... The Malaysian Hockey Confederation "will embark on a comprehensive exercise" to revamp and restructure its administration and constitution. MHC President Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah said that the current exec board was "too large and needs to be trimmed to make it more lean and effective in the decision making process" (THE STAR, 11/20).