By JULIET MACUR (NY Times)

The International Cycling Union announced on Monday that it would not appeal the United States Anti-Doping Agency’s ruling to bar Lance Armstrong for life from Olympic sports for doping and for playing an instrumental role in the team wide doping on his Tour de France-winning cycling squads.

(AFP)–Nov 30, 2012

KARACHI — Pakistan will introduce drug testing in its domestic Twenty20 tournament that begins Saturday in accordance with rules from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), its cricket board has announced.

Pakistan has been embarrassed internationally by doping offences with frontline paceman Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif failing tests in 2006.