Event Notes: UCI Modifies Dates Of Two Races
The Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) has revealed that the Professional Cycling Council has accepted the request filed by Italian media company RCS to modify the dates of the Milano-Sanremo and Il Lombardia events in '13. The two races will both take place on a Sunday: March 17 for Milano-Sanremo and Oct. 6 for Il Lombardia (UCI). ... The first Twenty20 World Cup for the blind "will witness nine countries battling it out for the trophy" in India from Dec. 2-13. Besides hosts India, Australia, Bangladesh, England, Pakistan, South Africa, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Nepal will participate in the tournament, which is a "joint effort by Bangalore-based NGO, Samarthanam and Cricket Association for the Blind in India" (PTI, 11/28). ... The Asian Football Confederation Competitions Committee awarded the hosting rights of the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup to Maldives (AFC).