League Notes: JCR First In U.K. To Issue Accessibility Guides
The Jockey Club is the first organization in British sport to give disabled people and carers Detailed Accessibility Guides on its facilities via AccessAble, the U.K.'s leading provider of access information. The initiative follows site visits to all 15 of the Jockey Club's racecourses and the Jockey Club Rooms in Newmarket. The online guides are available via the Jockey Club and AccessAble's websites (The Jockey Club).
Indian former women's cricketer Mithali Raj's letter to BCCI CEO Rahul Johri and GM, Cricket Operations Saba Karim was "leaked to the media on Tuesday." Mithali in the letter accused BCCI Committee of Administrators member Diana Edulji of using "her position against" the cricketer and went on to say that coach Ramesh Powar "humiliated" her. The entire episode has led to BCCI Secretary Amitabh Choudhary writing to Johri and Karim inquiring "how the leak happened" (HINDUSTAN TIMES, 11/27).
The PGA of America announced a multi-year partnership with China's Mission Hills Group and PacificPine Sports Group to launch three PGA Golf Academies in China. Two academies will be established at the Mission Hills Shenzhen resort in southern China and a third will be at the Mission Hills Haikou resort on Hainan Island (PGA of America).