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Indian batsman Yusuf Pathan suspended for five months after failed dope test

NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday suspended former international all-rounder Yusuf Pathan for five months for taking a banned stimulant. The ban on the 35-year-old, who last represented India in 2012, was backdated so that it ends on January 14. The Board of Control for Cricket in India said the explosive batsman was routinely tested during domestic Twenty20 competition last year and a sample showed traces of Terbutaline. But the board said it was satisfied with Pathan's explanation that the substance entered his body…

World T20: ICC to conduct random dope tests

DUBAI: Cricket's World T20 tournament organizers said Wednesday they will carry out random dope tests, following a series of drug scandals that have blighted the sports world including Maria Sharapova's shock revelation.

Porsche suspend ties with Maria Sharapova

BERLIN: German luxury car manufacturers Porsche has announced to distance themselves from Maria Sharapova after the tennis star admitted failing a drug test at the Australian Open.

PCB to appeal Yasir Shah’s failed dope test

LAHORE: Pakistan will appeal against the decision to suspend Yasir Shah over a failed dope test, authorities said Monday, as sources said the spin star told a panel last week he had taken medication for hypertension.