League Notes: Badminton World Federation To Introduce New Technology
Badminton is set to "introduce technology to review disputed line-calls." The Badminton World Federation said that "a test set-up will be used at next month's Sudirman Cup in Malaysia before the new system goes live at the Indonesian Open in September" (XINHUA, 4/17). ... The Pakistan Tennis Federation said on Tuesday that "The International Tennis Federation has agreed to hear an appeal by Pakistan against the awarding of their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group 11 tie to New Zealand" (GULF NEWS, 4/17). ... The Int'l Cricket Council has allocated $422,000 for the Afghanistan Cricket Board from its Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme (PTI, 4/17). ... In response to media reporting of an internal memo about Lance Armstrong’s 1999 Tour de France corticosteroid test results, the Int'l Cycling Union (UCI) has published a comprehensive briefing document on its website (UCI).