Event Notes: Myanmar's SEA Games Wins Back Badminton, Table Tennis, Field Hockey
Southeast Asian Games host Myanmar has "decided to reinstate three sports" -- badminton, table tennis and field hockey. However, the Dec. 11-22 event "will not feature" gymnastics and tennis (THE STAR, 1/30). ... Salzburg Ski Association President Bartl Gensbichler confirmed that Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Austria "will bid to host the Int'l Ski Federation (FIS) World Ski Championships" in '21 or '23 (ORF, 1/29). ... The Avantha Masters golf tournament will be played at a new venue and on a different date in '13 when the fourth edition is held in Delhi, India. The March 14-17 event will be held at the Greg Norman-designed Jaypee Greens Golf Course in Greater Noida. The 7,347 yards, par 72 championship course is the only course in the country designed by two-time Major champion Norman (European Tour).