MONTREAL, Canada: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has extended the suspension of the country's National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) by another six months, citing non-conformation to international standards.

An original six-month suspension was imposed in August 2019 due to non-conformities with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL) identified during a WADA site visit, including in relation to the laboratory’s isotope ratio mass spectrometry (GC/C/IRMS) analytical method, as regulated by the relevant WADA Technical Document (TD2016IRMS).

Mar 19, 2020 17:03
LONDON: The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) on Wednesday announced that due to the continuing outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic, top-level tennis will not be returning to the respective tours till at least the second week of June.
Jan 23, 2020 18:01
LAUSANNE: World Archery has conditionally lifted the suspension of the Archery Association of India following elections in New Delhi on 18 January. The decision was made by executive board postal vote. Indian archers are allowed to compete in World Archery events as of Thursday 23 January.
Sep 26, 2019 20:09
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has replaced a featherweight team with a lightweight one to kick off its preparations next year for the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup.
Aug 24, 2019 14:08
NEW DELHI: Grasping the handle provided by the World Anti-Doping Agency's suspension of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) with both hands, the BCCI is now expressing faux concern over India's dope testing regimen.
Jul 20, 2019 16:07
NEW DELHI:  The suspension of Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) by the ICC has possibly opened up a window for the Indian cricket board as the BCCI is scheduled to host the southern African team for a Twenty20 series in January next year. India are scheduled to play three T20s against the Zimbaweans - in Guwahati on January 5, Indore on January 7 and Pune on January 10.
May 30, 2019 19:05
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has moved quickly to snuff out any hopes "fringe players" or those "closing in on retirement" may harbour of getting to play professionally in Twenty20 leagues outside India.
Jan 11, 2019 17:01
MUMBAI: Committee of Administrators member Diana Edulji on Friday recommended “suspension till further action” against India players Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul after seeking the advice of the BCCI legal team on the action to be taken against the duo for crass comments made on celebrity television chat show Koffee with Karan.
Aug 20, 2018 16:08
JAKARTA: Kuwait Olympic Committee was welcomed back into the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) at the 37th OCA General Assembly on Sunday. However, Kuwait was warned by the OCA today to stop its "world record" of government interference in sport or face being exiled for a third time.
Mar 15, 2018 13:03
ZURICH: FIFA has lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Pakistan Football Federation on 10 October 2017 because of "undue third-party interference" in the running of the PFF.