League Notes: LAD Says FA Of Thailand's Revised Charter May Contradict Thai Laws
The Local Administration Department said that the FA of Thailand's revised charter "may contradict Thai laws." In a reply to the Sports Authority of Thailand's letter seeking the LAD's advice, the department said that "parts of the FAT's revised regulations could be in violation of the Civil and Commercial Code, and even the Constitution" (BANGKOK POST, 7/28). ... The Ultimate Fighting Championship will set up an office in Singapore next month "to serve as a base for its expansion across Asia" (STRAITS TIMES, 7/28). ... FINA voted on Friday to include two different mixed-gender relays -- the 4x100m freestyle and the 4x100m medley -- at future World Championships (AP, 7/28). ... Canterbury "is falling out of favour as a night racing venue," with the Australian Turf Club slashing the number of night meetings in half next summer. The ATC has revealed plans to re-introduce twilight racing at Royal Randwick and, if successful, "the track could become night racing's new Sydney home" (Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH, 7/29).