Saini found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct

India’s Nadeep Saini has received an official warning for breaching Level One of the ICC Code of Conduct during India’s first T20I game against the West Indies in Florida. Saini was found to have breached Article 2.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to using actions or gestures which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batter upon … Continue reading Saini found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 announces agency appointment for national schools program

The ICC T20 World Cup 2020 announced the appointment of Kimberlin Education to help deliver a national classroom-based Schools Program, aligned to the Australian curriculum. The addition of Kimberlin Education to the ICC T20 World Cup’s growing list of service providers reinforces the event’s commitment to working with world-class organisations to help deliver a spectacular celebration, and leave a positive lasting impact for cricket. Kimberlin … Continue reading ICC T20 World Cup 2020 announces agency appointment for national schools program

WADA removed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Anti-Doping Committee from non-compliant list

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced that, upon recommendation of the Compliance Review Committee (CRC) and following a circular vote of its Executive Committee (ExCo), the Agency has today removed the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s Anti-Doping Committee (DPRK Anti-Doping Committee) from the list of Signatories deemed non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code. The DPRK Anti-Doping Committee was given four months to correct non-conformities related to its testing … Continue reading WADA removed Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Anti-Doping Committee from non-compliant list

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