The organising committee of Asian Games on Thursday said that Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal during the ceremony was "regretful and against the spirit of sportsmanship" and the matter has now landed in the doorsteps of Olympic Council of Asia.
Even as confusion prevailed over how para-athlete Sachin Choudhary came here as a part of the Indian Commonwealth Games contingent without dope clearance, the Paralympic Committee of India was contemplating a life ban on the powerlifter.
England all-rounder Stuart Broad has said that all match fixers should be banned for life, while former Indian all-rounder Ravi Shastri has said spending seven to eight years in jail would be a more acceptable deterrent.
Former Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria has reportedly slammed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for banning him for life in 2012 after he allegedly introducing then Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield to illegal bookmakers.
Olympic shotput champion Valerie Adams had expected her former rival Nadzeya Ostapchuk to get a life ban for doping offences that saw her stripped of the London Olympics and 2005 world championships gold medals, the New Zealander`s manager has said.
Only American anti-doping authorities can lift Lance Armstrong`s life ban from cycling and any review of his case would require powerful reasons, World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey said on Tuesday, adding that he felt the issue was "done and dusted".
In a surprise decision, the Badminton Association of India`s disciplinary committee has recommended a life ban on top Indian doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta for trying to stop some players of her franchise Krrish Delhi Smashers from playing a match against Banga Beats in the IBL.
Describing the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI as the biggest setback in his life, disgraced India pacer S Sreesanth on Saturday maintained he had not done any wrong and would prove his innocence in the spot-fixing scandal.
Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels administrators have not done enough to frighten off the "crooks" in cricket and the corruption in the sport can end only if life bans are imposed on guilty players.
Former captain Salim Malik wants the Pakistan Cricket Board and International Cricket Council to officially remove the life ban on him that was imposed in 2000 for his alleged involvement in match fixing.