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Volume 10 No. 25
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Event Notes: McDonald's Confirms Participation At Soccerex African Forum Next Week

FIFA World Cup sponsor McDonald’s "has confirmed its participation in the conference programme at this year’s Soccerex African Forum," which takes place in Durban, South Africa on Tuesday and Wednesday (SOCCEREX, 9/26). ... Organizers said that the 2014 Giro d'Italia "will now get underway in Belfast," Northern Ireland on May 9. The race, which usually begins on a Saturday, "will begin a day early in 2014 to accommodate an extra rest day during which the teams will transfer from Ireland to Italy for the rest of the race" (EUROSPORT, 9/26).