League Notes: IRB Seeks To Boost Second-Tier Teams Georgia And Uruguay At Tbilisi Cup
Rugby teams Georgia and Uruguay will compete in the inaugural Tbilisi Cup in June as the Int'l Rugby Board "aims to improve the competitiveness of second-tier rugby nations." The tournament will take place from June 7-16 (REUTERS, 4/9). ... England and Wales Cricket Board CEO David Collier claimed "there is a willingness" from Indian Premier League organizers "to make their schedule more compatible with the English season" (PA, 4/9). ... The rate of positive doping tests in South Korean sports "reached a four-year low" in '12. The Korea Anti-Doping Agency said that "it conducted 2,830 tests last year and 15 athletes tested positive for illegal substances" (YONHAP, 4/9).