League Notes: Czech Rugby League Association Unveils New Competition Format
The Czech Rugby League Association has unveiled a new format for its domestic competition that will see two divisions of five teams, an increased focus on junior participation and the introduction of a new club (CZRLA). ... Argentina announced to raise its import duties on 100 products from 20% to 35%, which is the highest level these tariffs can go without violation Argentina's World Trade Organization obligations. The products include soccer balls, volleyballs, basketballs and other inflatable balls; ice skates and roller skates; and miscellaneous sports and fitness equipment (Sports & Fitness Industry Association). ... All India Tennis Association CEO Hironmoy Chatterjee said on Tuesday that the national body "would decide on the recognition of the newly launched players' association (ITPA) only after it had a clear understanding of its objectives." Chatterjee said, "It is too premature at this juncture to consider recognizing the new body" (AP, 2/13).