League Notes: South Australian Government Bans Live Betting Odds From Sports Broadcasts
The state Labor government said that live betting odds "will be banned from sports broadcasts in South Australia" (THE AUSTRALIAN, 5/21). ... FIFA exec committee candidate Moya Dodd said that "it should not surprise anyone to see a female coach of an A-League team in our lifetimes." Dodd said, "There is no reason why not. It still comes as a surprise to people to think of a female coaching a men's team. I'd like to imagine a day when that will happen" (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 5/20). ... The FA of Singapore on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Atlético Madrid, ahead of the Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Charity Cup. The FA of Singapore hopes to tap on the newly crowned Copa del Rey winner's resources "in terms of youth development as well as attachments for local technical and administrative staff" (STRAITS TIMES, 5/20).