League Notes: Badminton Association Of India Set To Amend Constitution At General Meeting
The Badminton Association of India "is set to amend its constitution to affiliate clubs and individuals" when it holds its special general meeting in Mumbai on Saturday (THE HINDU, 8/25). ... FA of Thailand presidential candidate Virach Charnpanich "accepted the proposed reduction in the number of election voters to 72 from about 180" as recommended by FIFA, during a meeting of representatives of FAT member clubs and FIFA. Virach and his supporters, including Thai Premier League clubs Chonburi FC and Buriram United, "had fiercely rejected the new number and demanded that it remain at about 180" (BANGKOK POST, 8/24). ... The French Embassy in Bangkok "has promised to issue visas for Thai golfers Pornanong Phatlum, Thidapa Suwannapura and Moriya Jutanugarn to compete at the Evian Championship." The trio "were initially denied visas to France" to take part in the $3.25M major tournament to be held from Sept. 12-15 (BANGKOK POST, 8/24).