Event Notes: Russia Tests Visa Entry Procedures At World Rowing Championships
Russia "is testing visa entry procedures in advance of the 2018 World Cup at the world rowing championships" that started Wednesday. The country has promised that "visa entry into the country will be made a much simpler and faster process for the 2018 World Cup" (INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL, 8/7). ... The new National Stadium at the Singapore Sports Hub "will host an international football friendly between Brazil and Japan" on Oct. 14. The match against the defending Asian champions "will likely be new Brazil head coach Dunga's first game in charge" (STRAITS TIMES, 8/7).