Event Notes: Badminton's Hong Kong Open Will Remain Super Series Event
The World Badminton Federation has confirmed that the Hong Kong Open will retain its status as a Super Series event for another four years (SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST, 12/5). ... The inaugural 2013 FIVB Volleyball U-23 World Championships Open will be hosted by Brazil and Mexico. Brazil will host the men's event, while Mexico will host the women's (FIVB). ... The Kerala Cricket League will begin on Thursday at the UAE's Sharjah Cricket Stadium, with 16 teams competing. The opening ceremony will be held on Thursday at the stadium "in traditional Kerala style" (GULF NEWS, 12/5).