Zing Bails Controversy and why ICC won’t review their use

The Zing Wicket System, created by South Australian manufacturer Zing International, has a sensor in the bails that can determine within 1/1000 of a second when the wicket is broken. Once the wicket is broken the bails instantaneously flash bright red LED lights and then send a radio signal to the stumps which also ignite. They are powered by low voltage batteries in each of … Continue reading Zing Bails Controversy and why ICC won’t review their use

WADA publishes revised International Standard for Laboratories

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced publication of the revised International Standard for Laboratories (ISL), which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) on 15 May 2019 and will enter into force on 1 November 2019. The ISL is one of six International Standards that works in conjunction with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) to bring harmonization among Anti-Doping Organizations across various technical areas. The main purpose of the ISL is to set out the requirements for laboratories … Continue reading WADA publishes revised International Standard for Laboratories

WADA amends Article 7.4 of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code)

World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Foundation Board decided to amend Article 7.4 of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) to allow WADA-accredited Laboratories (Laboratories) to report Atypical Findings (ATFs) for the Prohibited Substance clenbuterol. Under the current version of Article 7.4 of the Code, Laboratories may only report analytical testing results for exogenous Prohibited Substances as Adverse Analytical Findings (AAFs) but not as ATFs, which does not allow for … Continue reading WADA amends Article 7.4 of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code)

Standard analyzer introduced by WADA at all laboratories approved for ABP controls

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced that it has coordinated the simultaneous introduction of identical hematology analyzers at all WADA-accredited and approved laboratories throughout the world to further enhance precision and consistency of doping controls carried out as part of the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) program. These Sysmex XN-1000 automated hematology analyzers, which are operational globally from June 3, 2019 produce results that are more comparable and traceable over … Continue reading Standard analyzer introduced by WADA at all laboratories approved for ABP controls

Updates from WADA Compliance Review Committee

The independent Compliance Review Committee (CRC) of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) held its latest meeting on 27-28 May 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark, to discuss a number of issues related to compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code). In particular, these included: An update on the analysis of the data retrieved from the Moscow Laboratory and the way forward for cases to be followed up by the relevant … Continue reading Updates from WADA Compliance Review Committee

What are the Public Screening Guidelines for CWC 2019 ?

ICC Business Corporation FZ LLC (IBC) , a company incorporated under the regulations of the Dubai Creative Clusters Authority is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the International Cricket Council Limited and was incorporated by the ICC and is sanctioned by the ICC to organise the Event and to exploit all commercial rights pertaining to the Event throughout the world. An event is considered a Public Screening Event … Continue reading What are the Public Screening Guidelines for CWC 2019 ?