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May 7, 2013

Badminton players to get two challenges per match

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Shuttlers will be allowed two challenges when badminton uses technology to rule on contentious decisions for the first time at next month’s Indonesia Open, the governing body of the sport said.

The system, featuring ultra-slow motion cameras, will allow players to review line calls and umpire overrules, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said in a statement.

May 7, 2013

Players to get two challenges per match

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Shuttlers will be allowed two challenges when badminton uses technology to rule on contentious decisions for the first time at next month’s Indonesia Open, the governing body of the sport said.

The system, featuring ultra-slow motion cameras, will allow players to review line calls and umpire overrules, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said in a statement.

May 3, 2013

Squabbling Indian delegation to meet IOC over ban

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s bid to overturn an Olympic ban looked no closer to a solution on Friday with a split and squabbling delegation set to attend a meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne on May 15.

The meeting has already had to be postponed twice, with the sports ministry at loggerheads with acting Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief V.K. Malhotra over a controversial government sports code.

May 3, 2013

Olympics-Squabbling Indian delegation to meet IOC over ban

MUMBAI, May 3 (Reuters) – India’s bid to overturn an Olympic ban looked no closer to a solution on Friday with a split and squabbling delegation set to attend a meeting with the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne on May 15.

The meeting has already had to be postponed twice, with the sports ministry at loggerheads with acting Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief V.K. Malhotra over a controversial government sports code.

Apr 25, 2013

Thai targets poor with AFC spending pledges

By Sudipto Ganguly

(Reuters) – Thai Worawi Makudi is confident the “dissenting voices” in his Southeast Asian region will support his bid to become the next Asian Football Confederation president after revealing a manifesto aimed at helping the impoverished.

The controversial Thailand FA chief says he will improve standards right across the 47-member confederation by changing how the AFC spends their money should he win the May 2 presidential vote.

Apr 25, 2013

Soccer-Thai targets poor with AFC spending pledges

April 25 (Reuters) – Thai Worawi Makudi is confident the “dissenting voices” in his Southeast Asian region will support his bid to become the next Asian Football Confederation president after revealing a manifesto aimed at helping the impoverished.

The controversial Thailand FA chief says he will improve standards right across the 47-member confederation by changing how the AFC spends their money should he win the May 2 presidential vote.

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