Demonising Justin Gatlin
13th September 2015
• The Culture Media and Sport (CMS) Committee of the UK Parliament has published a statement from Leicester City football club denying allegations that Dr. Mark Bonar had advised its players. ‘Leicester City Football Club was extremely disappointed that The Sunday Times published unsubstantiated allegations referring to players from clubs including Leicester City when, on its own admission, the newspaper had insufficient evidence to support the allegations’, read the statement. Leicester City follows robust and comprehensive anti-doping protocols to ensure its full compliance and that of its players with all anti-doping rules and regulations.
• Six racing jockeys and three race brokers have been indicted by Korean prosecutors for allegedly manipulating the results of horse races, reports Koreajoongangdaily. The six jockeys are suspected of having received 104.5 million won ($90,700) from the brokers between 2010 and 2011 in relation to 18 races.
• Victoria Sporting Club has reported three of its players to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) due to suspicions they may have been involved in match-fixing, reports Zee News.