Turkish lab in Taurasi scandal banned by WADA

By Duncan Mackay

Diana_Taurasi_head_and_shouldersMay 31 - A Turkish doping control centre at the centre of controversy after it conducted a test on American basketball star Diana Taurasi (pictured) which it claimed was positive only for it later emerge they had made a mistake has had its accreditation suspended by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

England Basketball hit by £1.2 million funding cut

By Tom Degun

England_BasketballMarch 25 – England Basketball has been hit by a £1.2 million ($1.9 million) funding cut by the Board of Sport England just two weeks after Britain was given the greenlight to appear in the Olympics for the first time in 64 years.