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)

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 ?

Turkish club Trabzonspor sanctioned with registration ban for non-payment of transfer fee

The Turkish Süper Lig club, Trabzonspor, has been sanctioned by the Bureau of the Players’ Status Committee and, on the basis of art. 12bis par. 4d) of the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players, have been banned from registering any new players, either nationally or internationally, for one entire registration period.   Following a review of the case, the club was notified of the … Continue reading Turkish club Trabzonspor sanctioned with registration ban for non-payment of transfer fee

Chandimal suspended for two matches under Article 2.5.2 (& His Right to Appeal under Article 8.2)

Dinesh Chandimal has been suspended from Sri Lanka’s upcoming two Twenty20 Internationals in the three-nation series after being found guilty of a serious over-rate offence in Saturday’s match against Bangladesh in Colombo. Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fine after Chandimal’s side was ruled to be four overs short of their target when time allowances were taken into … Continue reading Chandimal suspended for two matches under Article 2.5.2 (& His Right to Appeal under Article 8.2)

Accreditation of Bucharest laboratory suspended by WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced the suspension of its accreditation of the Bucharest laboratory in Romania for a period of six months. This suspension was imposed due to a number of non-conformities with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL), which on 29 November 2017, resulted in the laboratory being provisionally suspended. Since that date, disciplinary proceedings were carried out by an independent disciplinary committee mandated … Continue reading Accreditation of Bucharest laboratory suspended by WADA