NADA Hands Out 4-year Ban to Javelin Thrower Amit Dahiya for Sending Someone Else to Give Dope Sample

“In a landmark decision by the National Anti Doping Agency, javelin thrower Amit Dahiya has been penalised with intentionally evading sample collection and trying to cheat anti-doping officials during the 2nd National Javelin Throw Open Championship 2019 held at SAI Center, Sonipat,” the NADA said.

Boy Scouts’ ban of 8-year-old transgender boy stirs debate

Joe’s mother, Kristie Maldonado, says the organization already knew her son was transgender when she signed him up for the Cub Scouts, reports CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett. But now, the Boy Scouts of America, which is no stranger to controversy when it comes to membership rights, is telling them he’s not welcome.

Boy Scouts’ leader speaks out on gay adults ban

“Thus, between internal challenges and potential legal conflicts, the BSA finds itself in an unsustainable position, a position that makes us vulnerable to the possibility the courts simply will order us at some point to change our membership policy,” Gates said.

Locust-hit Pakistan may make one-time exception to trade ban with India to import insecticides: Report

The Pakistan government considering the import of insecticides from India comes seven months after Islamabad on August 9 decided to suspend all trade ties with India following New Delhi’s decision to abrogate Article 370 on August 5, revoking the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan also expelled the Indian High Commission in Islamabad.

Questions remain after announcement of Manchester City’s shock ban

What we’ve got to bear in mind is that City are richer than UEFA. They can afford to have better lawyers than UEFA. In the Paris St Germain case with CAS, (French club) PSG turned up with eight lawyers and UEFA didn’t send any lawyers at all, so I think there’s still a good chance […]

Fire chiefs BAN brigade’s Fireman Sam mascot over concerns the character may not being ‘inclusive enough’ and discourage women and ethnic minorities from joining up

Others also criticised the other Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service mascots, with Chrissy Yates saying: ‘Can someone tell me how Freddy & Filbert are “more inclusive” & “reflect the work of the fire service?”‘

Johns Hopkins Study: No Evidence ‘Assault Weapon’ Bans Reduce Mass Shootings

Researchers did claim licensing requirements like those in Connecticut help reduce the number of mass shootings, but their study omitted the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School in which 26 were killed at the school and another victim was killed in a private home.

“Banning an audit firm is like putting somebody in prison, it should be the last resort”: Grant Thornton India CEO

Grant Thornton India CEO Vishesh C Chandiok believes banning an audit firm in cases other than that of wilful conduct where it is proven legally that the auditors along with the leadership team right up to the chain of the command of the firm were involved in a management fraud, would not improve audit quality […]

My US ban was disinformation – Atiku

Atiku: Aliyu I told you before that my coming to the United State is in the hands of Americans if they decided to issue a Visa to me I will definitely come and if they refused to give me I cannot come. And now they have issued it to me and I am here. I’m having […]

US gives Nigeria conditions for review of visa ban policy

He said some were encouraged to go to school or learn skills. The Minister said, “We call on US to help us build schools in those areas where child labour is endemic. You can also help in setting up clinics and empowerment programmes in those localities”.