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Event Notes: Spain-Belarus WC Qualifier On Schedule Despite Explosion Near Stadium

Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) spokesperson Jorge Carretero said that Friday's 2014 World Cup qualifier between Spain and Belarus "is not in danger after the explosion of a generator" near Spanish second division side Real Mallorca's Iberostar Stadium. Carretero: "We are not working on changing the date. The only thing to lament is the status of those injured, to whom we wish a speedy recovery." Three people "were hurt, two seriously" (EP, 10/10). ... The Asian leg of the Women's Tennis Association's Premier 5 tour will take place in Wuhan, China at the Wuhan Optical Valley Int'l Tennis Center from Sept. 20-28. Prior "to arriving in Wuhan, the Premier 5 tour will stop at Doha, Rome, Toronto and Cincinnati" (CHINA DAILY, 10/10).