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League Notes: National Anti-Doping Agency 'Unlikely' To Test Indian Olympic Boxer
Published March 11, 2013
Olympic Bronze Medalist Vijender Singh is unlikely to be tested by the National Anti-Doping Agency "despite claims by his sparring partner Ram Singh that the star boxer consumed small amounts of heroin." Sources said that Vijender's case "was a matter to be investigated by the police and the anti-doping agency has no role in this" (PTI, 3/10). ... South Korea's top men’s professional basketball league "will play out the season despite the cloud of a match-fixing scandal involving an active coach." Korean Basketball League Commissioner Han Sun-kyo, "convened an emergency board meeting Friday to discuss fallouts from the match-fixing allegations" surrounding Dongbu Promy Head Coach Kang Dong-hee. Han: "We will continue on with the season as we normally would" (YONHAP, 3/8). ... The Board of Control for Cricket in India has revoked Praveen Kumar's suspension, "which he received following a violation of the players' code of conduct in a Corporate Trophy game last month" (PAKISTAN TODAY, 3/9).