News 24 July 2015

Today’s sports integrity briefs…

• The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) will reportedly be investigating the World Twenty20 qualifier match between Afghanistan and Hong Kong, which was played in Dublin on Tuesday. According to ESPNcricinfo, the ACSU noticed ‘unusual betting patterns on the game’.

• French scientist Pierre Sallet, Director General of Athletes for Transparency, has defended his research suggesting that Chris Froome’s performance in the Tour de France is not possible without assistance. You can download a BBC Radio 5 Live podcast by clicking here.

• The Tasmanian Office for Racing Integrity has disqualified trainer Paul Donaldson for four months, after his greyhound, Rebelation, tested positive for oxilofrine at Launceston on 27 April 2015. A statement announcing the ban is available here.

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