LA Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony domestic violence
LA Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony domestic violence

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence for allegedly attacking his wife at their Southern California home last month, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Charlotte Hornets` Jeff Taylor suspended 24 games
Charlotte Hornets` Jeff Taylor suspended 24 games

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was slapped with a 24-game suspension by the NBA on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a domestic violence charge.

Two-year doping ban for Tajik defender Khurshed Beknazarov
Two-year doping ban for Tajik defender Khurshed Beknazarov

Tajikistan defender Khurshed Beknazarov was slapped with a two-year suspension for doping violations on Thursday after he tested positive during the Asian Games.

Ray Rice appeal hearing wraps up

Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice faces a nervous wait to learn if his appeal against suspension for domestic violence has been successful after a two-day closed doors hearing wrapped up on Thursday.

Wayne Rooney gets Manchester derby all-clear from Louis van Gaal
Wayne Rooney gets Manchester derby all-clear from Louis van Gaal

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been passed fit for the Manchester derby on Sunday, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday.

Ban on Antonio Habas reduced to 2 games; no change on Robert Pires, Fikru Lemessa
Ban on Antonio Habas reduced to 2 games; no change on Robert Pires, Fikru Lemessa

All India Football Federation on Friday reduced the four-match suspension handed on Atletico de Kolkata head coach Antonio Lopez Habas to two games after an appeal hearing pertaining to the breach of disciplinary code during the ongoing Indian Super League.

BCCI's disciplinary hearing on RCA suspension postponed again
BCCI's disciplinary hearing on RCA suspension postponed again

It seems there is no taker for Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) directives, at least in Rajasthan. The much maligned BCCI-Lalit Modi feud, which has consumed a sizeable portion of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), witnessed another installment of obscure politics on Saturday when the all power-full cricket board's call for a disciplinary committee meeting was proved a non-starter.

Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta
Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta

Slamming AIBA's decision to not only hand provisional suspension to boxer Laishram Sarita Devi but also India's Asiad chef-de-mission Adille J. Sumariwalla, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajeev Mehta has said that the move is an insult to the nation.

Sarbananda Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Laishram Sarita
Sarbananda Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Laishram Sarita

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer.

Davis Cup: Somdev Devvarman records heroic win but India hopes hanging by thread
Davis Cup: Somdev Devvarman records heroic win but India hopes hanging by thread

Somdev Devvarman fought like a true warrior to lock the tie with his stunning victory in the fourth rubber while Yuki Bhambri was locked in an engrossing battle in the decider, halted by rain mid-way, as India's hopes were still hanging by thread in the David Cup World Group play-off tie against Serbia, here Sunday.

PCB waits on ICC anti-corruption code to get Muhammad Aamir back

Pakistan Cricket Board is waiting anxiously for the ratification of new anti-corruption code of International Cricket Council in October to start a fresh move to get banned pacer Muhammad Aamir back into the sport.

Bahrain main opposition bloc could face suspension

Bahrain has filed a lawsuit to suspend Al-Wefaq`s activities for three months after the largest Shiite opposition group allegedly violated the kingdom`s law on associations, the official BNA news agency reported Sunday.

FIFA suspends Nigeria`s Football Association

The world football governing body FIFA Wednesday announced the suspension of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) with immediate effect.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil launch Silva bid as semis loom

Brazil stoked controversy ahead of the World Cup semi-finals here on Sunday by calling on FIFA to scrap the suspension which has ruled captain Thiago Silva out of the host nation`s clash with Germany.

Police officer suspended in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday suspended a station house officer (SHO) in Anantnag district for giving false information to the media about an alleged molestation in his area.

Banned U.S. sprinter Gay to make return in Lausanne

Former world sprint champion Tyson Gay will return from a one-year doping suspension at next month`s Lausanne Diamond League meeting, organisers said on Monday.

Two Goa constables suspended for extortion

Two Goa Crime Branch constables were suspended for allegedly extorting money in the name of their seniors from massage parlours and spas, police said Thursday.

Ashraf`s lawyer claims SC order suspending PCB appointment `misinterpreted` by govt

The legal advisor for Mohammad Zaka Ashraf has claimed that the order by the Supreme Court of Pakistan suspending his re-appointment as the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been `misinterpreted` by the government.

Sudan aid suspension having `severe` impact: Red Cross

Sudan`s three-month suspension of aid work by the international Red Cross is having a "severe" impact as armed conflict worsens in the country, the ICRC said on Monday.

Scottish swimmer Michael Jamieson slams `lenient treatment` of Tyson Gay despite failed drug test

Scottish swimming star Michael Jamieson has said that American sprinter Tyson Gay has received a light punishment over his failed drug test.