Event Notes: FIVB Reveals Switzerland, Brazil As Host For Club World Championship
The Int'l Volleyball Federation (FIVB) revealed that Switzerland and Brazil have been confirmed as hosts of the FIVB women's and men's Club World Championship tournaments for the next three years, respectively (FIVB). ... Australian Football League Collingwood President Eddie McGuire "has proposed a Round 1 clash for premiership points in Dubai next year." The proposal, while still in its formative stages, "is for the game to be played in March as part of an international trade and sports push promoting Australia in Dubai" (HERALD SUN, 4/11). ... Malaysia "is bidding to host the 2019 Asian Cup, looking to edge out 10 other countries interested in holding the region's premier football tournament" (AFP, 4/10). ... The FEI World Cup Jumping China League "will leap off at the National Stadium in Beijing from April 29 to May 5." The league "will be divided into three stops, with two qualification events and a final" (CHINA DAILY, 4/10).