• Bowling actions of Arafat and Taskin found to be legal

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announces that following remedial work and re-assessments, the bowling actions of Bangladesh’s Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed have been found to be legal. Taskin is likely to be included as the 14th member of the squad for the 3-match ODI series against Afghanistan.

  • Saeed Ajmal

    Ajmal eyes comeback amidst farewell rumours

    Saeed Ajmal, the Pakistani spinner who was suspended for an illegal bowling action in September 2015, refuses to quit international cricket in the wake of some farewell rumours that started doing the rounds following the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi's tweet.

  • Hackers publish medical data for Farah, Nadal and Rose

    Mo Farah, Rafael Nadal and Justin Rose are among athletes targeted in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the world anti-doping agency (WADA) says were hacked by a Russian cyber espionage group.

  • Taskin, Sunny leave tonight for Brisbane test

    Bangladesh bowlers Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny are due to fly to Australia tonight to test their respective bowling actions at an ICC-accredited centre in Brisbane on September 8.

  • Taskin, Sunny's test on Sep 8

    Bangladesh bowlers Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny are scheduled to test their respective bowling actions in an ICC-accredited

  • Rio Olympics: IOC official, swimmers arrested

    Brazilian police arrest two US swimmers and a top International Olympic Committee official as scandal overshadows the Rio Games.

  • Misbah bats for Bangladesh

    Pakistan skipper Misbahul Haq is the latest voice to speak out in support of England touring Bangladesh.

  • Cricket: No racial quotas for Proteas

    South Africa will not be using any racial quotas to pick the team to face New Zealand in the first test later this week despite promising to formally introduce them to a bid to speed up transformation.

  • Cricket: Cook laments familiar failings

    England captain Alastair Cook says his side has still to conquer some longstanding problems after Pakistan derail their quest to become the world's number one Test side.

  • Cricket: Ash’s ban to be lifted today

    Bangladesh's cricket authorities will lift the ban on former captain Mohammad Ashraful today, allowing him to play in selected domestic competitions.

  • Rio Olympics: China swimmer fails doping test

    Chinese Olympic women's swimmer Chen Xinyi tests positive for a banned substance at the Rio Olympics.

  • Lin fails dope test

    Taiwan's former weightlifting world record holder Lin Tzu-chi is suspended from competing in the Rio Olympics 2016.

  • Rio Olympics: King beats Efimova to gold

    American teenager Lilly King celebrates stopping tainted Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova from getting an Olympic gold as doping hostilities worsen in Rio.

  • CSA bans four over match-fixing

    Cricket South Africa ban four players for involvement in match fixing practices during 2015.

  • Russian athletes banned

    Russian athletes are banned from competing at the Rio 2016 Paralympics following the country's doping scandal.

  • Russians in show of defiance

    Russian Olympians turn out in force to see their flag raised over the athletes' village in Rio on Wednesday.

  • 'Didn't need a major change in my action'

    Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed says that his bowling action did not require a major change after he was suspended by the ICC over it in March this year.

  • IOC to have final say on Russian athletes

    The International Olympic Committee says a three-member panel will make the "final decision" on which Russian athletes can compete in the Rio Games.

  • IOC to have final say on Russian athletes

    A three-member International Olympic Committee (IOC) panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games, reviewing all decisions taken by the international federations, the IOC said on Saturday.

  • 'Russian team stands at 266'

    Russia's sports minister says that the national team to compete in the Rio Olympics starting next week so far has 266 competitors.

  • Chiller condemns Russia cheats' meet

    Australia's Olympic delegation head Kitty Chiller questions Russia's determination to eliminate drug cheats.

  • FIFA bans Niersbach over WC bid

    FIFA's ethics committee bans Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association (DFB), for one year over misconduct surrounding the country's successful 2006 World Cup bid.

  • Mariners, Rana punished

    The Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) fines Premier League champions Dhaka Mariner Youngs Club Tk 5 lakh and suspends club's general secretary Hasan Ullah Khan Rana for one year.

  • WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision on Russia

    The International Olympic Committee's decision to reject calls to ban all Russian competitors from the Rio Olympics could lead to "lesser protection for clean athletes," the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says..

  • Anti-doping officials take aim at IOC

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) fails to demonstrate strong leadership on a sad day for clean sport when it declines to ban Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics, anti-doping officials say.

  • Whistleblower barred from Rio 2016

    Yuliya Stepanova, the Russian 800-metre runner who lifted the lid on systematic doping fraud and corruption in Russian athletics, will not not compete in the Rio Olympics next month.

  • Russia escapes blanket ban

    The International Olympic Committee on Sunday orders individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban over Russia's state-run doping.

  • Russia expects to avoid full ban

    Russia insist it expects to avoid a blanket ban from the IOC on its competitors at the Rio Olympics despite its track and field squad losing an appeal over a suspension for state-sponsored doping.

  • Further 45 new failures from London and Beijing Games

    A further 45 athletes test positive for banned substances after a second set of samples were re-analysed from the London and Beijing Olympics.

  • 'Funeral for athletics'

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismiss an appeal against a ban on Russia's track and field team for the Rio Olympic Games over state-run doping.

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