Monday, April 19, 2010

Sports hit by volcanic ash travel chaos

Formula One to badminton, football to MotoGP - the travel chaos triggered by the cloud of volcanic ash which has grounded the bulk of Europe's airfleet has hit sporting events around the globe. Australia's Fed Cup squad including Samantha Stosur and Alicia Molik are due in Ukraine this week for a World Group playoff tie.However, Stosur, who claimed her second career title in the Family Circle Cup in South Carolina on Monday, may struggle to get a flight to Europe in time.Cricket Australia is considering changing its travel plans for the world Twenty20 championships, as the squad is scheduled to travel to the Caribbean via Europe.

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