Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad charged with breaching ICC Anti-Doping Code

first_imgThe International Cricket Council today announced that Afghanistan’s wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad has been charged with an anti-doping rule violation under the ICC Anti-Doping Code.The sample Shahzad provided in an out-of-competition test, which was conducted on January 17 at the ICC Academy here and analysed at the WADA-accredited laboratory in Salt Lake City, was found to contain Clenbuterol, a prohibited substance which appears in Section 1.2 of the WADA Prohibited List (in the category of other anabolic agents).”In accordance with the ICC Anti-Doping Code, pending the outcome of the disciplinary process, Shahzad will be provisionally suspended, with such suspension coming into effect on 26 April 2017, unless he exercises his right to challenge the imposition of the provisional suspension before such date,” the ICC said in a statement.The matter will now be dealt with in accordance with the process set down in the code, and until such time as the process is resolved, the ICC said it will make no further comment on this matter.Within five days from the date of the notice of the charge, Shahzad has the right to request that his B sample is analysed.Within 12 days from the date of the notice of charge, Shahzad can challenge the imposition of the provisional suspension at a provisional hearing, in which case the provisional suspension will not be imposed until the challenge is determined.If Shahzad decides not to exercise his right to challenge the imposition of the provisional suspension within the 12-day deadline, his provisional suspension will immediately commence on April 26.advertisementShahzad has to respond to the charge within 14 days. If he fails to do so, he will be deemed to have waived his entitlement to a hearing and admitted to having committed the anti-doping rule violation.last_img read more

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Man shot dead near Bansdroni wife alleges friend involved in murder

first_imgKolkata: A youth was shot dead at Renia near Bansdroni under jurisdiction of Narendrapur police station on Thursday night.According to sources, the deceased youth, identified as Biswajit Sardar alias Babusona (40), was a resident of Bansdroni area. On Thursday night, he called up one of his friends, identified as Raja Das, using his wife’s mobile phone. He told Das to come along with him to a mobile repairing shop as his mobile phone was not working. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaAround 7:30 pm on Thursday, Biswajit went out of his house with Das. Around 11:30 pm, a person, identified as Bijay, informed Biswajit’s wife Mukta that her husband has been shot. However, he did not make it clear that where was Biswajit. After a few minutes, Mukta came to know from another person that Biswajit has been shot at Renia area adjacent to Bansdroni. Immediately, she rushed to the spot and found Biswajit was lying on the ground. Mukta claimed that she had taken her husband to M R Bangur Hospital where doctor declared him brought dead. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayLater, Narendrapur police station was informed about the incident. Sources informed, Mukta alleged that Das had killed her husband. However, the police are not clear about the motive of the crime and the shooter. Das, a primary suspect in the case, has been detained and is being interrogated. According to police sources, there are several cases pending against Biswajit. He used to lead a group of youths, who are accused in several criminal cases. The police also came to know that Biswajit’s group had some rivalry with the group of Nanti, who is a notorious criminal in Bansdroni-Garia-Narendrapur area. Nanti’s name had cropped in a case of shootout at a bar in Haridevpur during 2015. Another anti-social group and Nanti’s group fired bullets at each of the group members over gang rivalry. Recently, Nanti’s brother’s body was found floating in a pond. It was suspected that Biswajit’s group might have something to do with the death of Nanti’s brother. However, the police are trying to find out whether Nanti has any connection with Biswajit’s murder.last_img read more

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Barbara Kentners family deals with her death prepares for her funeral

first_imgJorge BarreraVideo Journalist Beverly AndrewsAPTN National NewsNot long after Barbara Kentner was hit by a trailer in January, doctors delivered the bad news.She would not survive for long.The Anishinawbee mother was walking along a street in Thunder Bay when she was hit by a trailer hitch thrown by a man in a passing car.She died July 4.The family believes the trailer hitch is what killed her.“It hurts because my sister would still be alive and now I am thinking about it,” said Melissa Kentner, Barbara Kentner’s sister. “It hurts. Now I have to lay my baby down to rest. She is with my mom and day now, she shouldn’t be. She is leaving her 16-year-old daughter.”Jorge met with the family to talk about her life as they prepare to say [email protected]last_img

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