The IIHF Council came together for a three-day meeting in Zurich, Switzerland from 31 October-2nd November.
It was the first Council meeting to be held under newly-elected IIHF President Luc Tardif, who took over the IIHF Presidency from René Fasel following the Council elections held in St. Petersburg on 25 September.
Following the latest round of Betfred Super League fixtures, the Match Review Panel have issued the following sanctions:
Following the latest round of Betfred Championship and League 1 fixtures, the Match Review Panel have issued the following sanctions:
USADA announced today that Logan Storie, of Fayetteville, N.C., an athlete in the sport of pentathlon, has accepted a six-year suspension for his second anti-doping rule violation. Storie’s first violation was announced on February 24, 2017, when he received a 15-month suspension from Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM) after testing positive for androsterone and etiocholanolone.
The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) confirms that Moroccan tennis player Simohamed Hirs has been banned for life from the sport, following investigations into multiple incidents of match fixing.
South Africa captain Temba Bavuma has been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first T20I against Ireland in Malahide on Monday.
£100 fine - A breach of Rule (D)28 of the Rules of Racing in that when LOOSE LIPS ran at Newcastle on 24 June 2021 he had not informed the Racing Calendar Office that the horse had been gelded before the deadline as required. The Chairman noted that notification had been given but not until after declarations.
£750 fine - A breach of Rule (J)24 of the Rules of Racing in that he did not complete the BHA’s mandatory online Safeguarding training which all trainers are required to complete in order to comply with the licensing requirements imposed on them. Reminder letters were sent to all trainers on 24 September 2020, 17 November 2020 and 8 December 2020. Also, the National Trainers Federation published in their newsletter reminders to all trainers on 30 September 2019, 31 January 2020, 6 November 2020 and 3 December 2020. On 27 January 2021 a final letter was sent to him advising that the training had to be completed by yourself by 3 February 2021
Three Belgian tennis players Romain Barbosa, Arthur de Greef and Alex Witmeur who are the subject of an ongoing criminal and ITIA investigation, have today been provisionally suspended by AHO Professor Richard McLaren.
Edinson Cavani has been charged with misconduct for a breach of FA Rule E3 in relation to a social media post on Thursday 29 November 2020.
2 July 2021
INCIDENT OF MISCONDUCT
Maurice Ross, Coach, Formerly of Notts County FC
Altrincham FC vs Notts County FC
Saturday 1st May 2021
Vanarama National League
A UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) spokesperson said today: “We note the decision following Mark Dry’s appeal. We are pleased that the independent appeal tribunal unanimously endorsed UKAD’s Issued Decision dated 7 May 2021, which reduces Mr Dry’s ban from four years to 28 months.
£200 fine - A breach of Rule (D)28 of the Rules of Racing in that when DARK SPEC ran at Beverly on 19 July 2021 she had not informed the Racing Calendar Office that the horse had been gelded before the deadline as required
A decision in the case of World Athletics against Alex Leonardo Quiñonez has been issued by the Disciplinary Tribunal.
The independent Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority convened on Thursday 8 July 2021 to hear an Appeal brought by Cam Hardie, a licensed jockey, against the finding of the Stewards at Newcastle racecourse finding him in breach of the Rules of Racing prohibiting Improper Riding and imposing a penalty of a suspension of 4 days.
1. The Independent Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) met on 17 June 2021 to consider the allegation that Mr Levi Williams was in breach of Rule (K)49 of the Rules of Racing. (A Jockey must ensure that no Banned Substances is present in their body). A urine sample collected from him at Wolverhampton Racecourse on 29 January 2021 showed the presence of the banned substances benzoylecgonine (a metabolite of cocaine) and THC-acid (a metabolite of cannabis).
30/03/2021 @ 13:00:00 Adrian McCarthy The independent Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) convened on Thursday 25 March to consider whether Mr Adrian McCarthy was in breach of Rule (K)49 of the Rules of Racing.
1. On the 25 March 2021 the above Panel convened to consider whether the above named, a licensed professional flat Jockey, was/is in breach of the above Rule in that he failed to ensure that on the 15 October 2020 when he rode FAREGAAN in the 20.30 at Chelmsford Racecourse that no banned substance was present in his body. In fact, after analysis of a sample taken from him, a high concentration of metabolites of cocaine was found.
USADA announced today that Megan Munsell, of Plano, Texas, an athlete in the sport of weightlifting, has accepted a four-year suspension for an anti-doping rule violation.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) acknowledges the ruling today by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to declare the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) non-compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) for a period of two years and to impose significant consequences. This decision confirms in large part the recommendation made in November 2019 by WADA’s independent Compliance Review Committee (CRC), which was unanimously accepted by the Agency’s Executive Committee (ExCo) on 9 December 2019.
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