League Notes: Int'l Ski Federation Announces Partnership With Conceptum Sport Logistics
The Int'l Ski Federation (FIS) is putting the logistics of the Federation into the hands of Conceptum Sport Logistics. Collaboration with the Frankfurt-based logistics company is scheduled for the following years and received the official stamp of approval at the Int'l Federation Forum. The contract also includes a recommendation to more than 150 National Ski Associations to use CSL for their logistics (CSL). ... Australian Football League Essendon Chair Paul Little "has rubbished reports some players could be facing infraction notices from the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority and possible suspensions." Little: "In discussions we've had with the various authorities that are at the center of this issue, they've given me a level of confidence that it is unlikely. People who continually bring it up and fan the flames, that's clearly driven by other motives" (AAP, 11/13). ... Super overs and colored creases "are to be introduced to the Friends Life T20 from next season" in an England and Wales Cricket Board bid to make the game more viewer friendly. Other changes to regulations for next season "include more points on offer for drawn matches in the LV= County Championship." Five points will be now be secured for a draw, up from three, in an effort "to provide greater reward for hard-fought draws and matches where bad weather has affected the outcome" (LONDON TIMES, 11/13). ... The Japanese baseball players association said Tuesday that "it will decide on whether to accept revisions to the current posting system that allows Japanese players ineligible for free agency to move to the majors on Wednesday" (KYODO, 11/12).