The FIH president Leandro Negre on Friday said that disciplinary committee of the parent body could hand out a stiffer punishment to the Pakistani hockey players Md Tousiq and Ali Amjad for making obscene gestures post their Champions Trophy semi-final win against India.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday hinted that a high-powered committee could be set up to decide on the punishment for those who breached the IPL code of conduct, including Gurunath Meiyappan, the son-in-law of BCCI President-in-exile N Srinivasan.
Boxing India on Tuesday hinted that Sarita Devi may get some sort of punishment from AIBA but said that it was hoping for her to escape a long-term ban from the international federation so that her career is not affected much and she can compete in 2016 Olympics.
Women making false rape allegation to settle personal scores need to be prosecuted and punished, a Delhi court has observed, saying such matters cause intense misery and humiliation to the accused which continues even after acquittal in the case.
Lawyers for Reeva Steenkamp`s family on Wednesday expressed shock that Oscar Pistorius`s defence team revealed details of secret "blood money" payments during a heated courtroom arguments over his sentencing.
Formula One`s governing body postponed the bulk of a ban on radio and pit board messages until next season after deciding on Friday that this weekend`s Singapore Grand Prix was too early for teams to adapt to the new restrictions.
Top-flight Gremio were thrown out of Brazil`s main cup competition Wednesday in an unprecedented punishment for a club in the football-mad country after a visiting goalkeeper was subjected to sustained racial abuse.
In a move to prevent illegal sales and growing of genetically modified (GM) crops, which are prohibited in the country, Chinese authorities have vowed zero tolerance and harsh punishment against offenders.