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Volume 6 No. 248
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League Notes: F1 CEO Carey Praises Singapore GP, Indicates 'Positive Discussions'

Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey praised the Singapore Grand Prix for being "ahead of its time, giving the clearest indication that the Republic will continue to host the race beyond this year." He said that he is having "positive discussions" with the Singapore race organizers to continue holding the F1 race in the country (STRAITS TIMES, 9/13).

The Australian women's national cricket team will experience army life and attempt the over-water obstacle course with members of the Australian Defence Force women's cricket team at Gallipoli Barracks as part of its preparation for the Women's Ashes series (Cricket Australia).

Indian company Viaan Industries on Tuesday signed contracts with eight franchise owners, including actor Harman Baweja, actor/producer Sachiin Joshi and "a few companies, ahead of the debut season of the Indian Poker League." Team owners will pay Rs 50 lakh ($75,000) as a one-time franchise fee and Rs 50 lakh per year as license charges. Match IPL is the first Indian poker tournament "to get associated with" the Int'l Federation of Poker (ECONOMIC TIMES, 9/13).