League Notes: Argentine FA Explains New Postseason Setup For '13-14 Season
The Argentine FA has determined that in '13-14, the Championship Cup, formerly the Super Final, will decide one winner. The '13-14 season "will be more clear for everyone: there will be two champions (of the Initial and Final Tournaments) and one winner of the Championship Cup." The Championship Cup will be played between the two champions of the Initial and Final Tournaments, with the winner earning a spot in the Argentina SuperCup against the champion of the Argentina Cup (OLE, 7/18). ... The German Football Federation (DFB) is "going to send a pro-gay leaflet to all the 26,000 German football clubs." The aim of the project "is to suggest LGBT footballers still in the closet to come out" (GAY STAR NEWS, 7/18). ... The Int'l Rugby Board announced on Wednesday it is going to review "its controversial in-match test" for concussions (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 7/18). ... Athletics South Africa's bank account has been frozen after the federation "fell foul" of the Companies Act because incumbent directors "had not been registered" (SOWETAN LIVE, 7/17). ... The sixth edition of the Indian T20 league, which was "rocked by the spot-fixing scandal," has now been hit by a doping fiasco with Delhi and Kolkata Knight Riders cricketer Pradeep Sangwan "failing a random dope test during the cash-rich league." Sangwan "is only the second cricketer in the history of Indian T20 league," after Pakistani Mohammed Asif, to have been found guilty of consuming banned drugs (PTI, 7/18).