FICA

  • FICA disappointed with Srinivasan elevation 27-06-2014 01:04 PM

    Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) on Friday said it was disappointed with N Srinivasan's appointment to the post of ICC Chairman even as New Zealand Cricket Director Martin Snedden backed the controversial Indian administrator's elevation to the top job. FICA's outgoing President Paul Marsh said the world...
  • No one in ICC has the courage to stand up against N Srinivasan: FICA chief 30-05-2014 04:01 PM

    The COO of Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) Ian Smith reckons that no one in the ICC has the "courage to stand upto" BCCI president N Srinivasan and ECB chairman Giles Clarke as they cast a "very large shadow" over world cricket. In a very significant letter written to...
  • It's critical to have independent anti-corruption unit: FICA 16-05-2014 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) chief Paul Marsh on Friday said it is important to have an independent integrity unit in place to oversee cricket because corruption is not limited to the actions of players on the field. In the wake of the development that ICC's ACSU...
  • FICA wants Srinivasan to step aside from ICC functions 04-04-2014 01:35 PM

    Mumbai: The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations wants the under-fire N Srinivasan to stand aside from all ICC functions after being forced out as BCCI President owing to the IPL betting scandal. Srinivasan has been forced to step aside following the Supreme Court's direction that former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and...
  • International players' chief slams ICC reforms 22-01-2014 02:28 PM

    Melbourne: Cricket's most powerful players representative says planned reforms of world cricket will widen the gap between the sport's big-three and smaller nations, undermining the competitiveness of the international game. Paul Marsh, head of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations which combines the player associations of seven of the International...
  • ICC disappointed at FICA's confrontational approach 28-06-2013 11:13 AM

    The International Cricket Council has expressed "anger and disappointment" at FICA Executive Chairman Paul Marsh's allegations that no action had been taken for "six weeks" by the ICC on the issue of vote of player representatives. The ICC stated that senior executives and leading board members of cricket's governing body...
  • Paul Marsh replaces Tim May as FICA Executive Chief 06-06-2013 09:48 AM

    Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) on Thursday unveiled a new leadership structure after the resignation of its long-serving CEO Tim May by making Paul Marsh the Executive Chairman of the body. FICA President Jimmy Adams said Marsh was elected as Executive Chairman by Chief Executives of the...
  • South African cricketers pay tribute to Tim May 05-06-2013 07:17 PM

    Johannesburg: The South African Cricketers' Association (SACA) has paid tribute to Tim May, who resigned as the chief executive of the Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) citing frustration at the global governing body amid allegations of corruption in the game and backroom politicking. "Tim has done a great job...
  • Tim May quits as players' chief, slams ICC 05-06-2013 08:21 AM

    Sydney: Tim May on Wednesday quit as head of cricket's international players' union after eight years, lashing out at the sport's powerbrokers and their alleged "threats, intimidation and backroom deals". May, who was last month controversially ousted from an International Cricket Council players' committee amid allegations of pressure from India,...
  • Pakistan backs BCCI on Siva's ICC appointment 17-05-2013 10:23 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan has supported the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) in the controversial appointment of L Sivaramakrishnan as a player's representative in the ICC, saying that it voted against incumbent Tim May due to its own disliking for the Australian. An official in the Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed that the PCB...
  • Sivaramakrishnan probe nixed, India to play Champions Trophy 15-05-2013 06:08 PM

    New Delhi: The 2013 ICC Champions Trophy will receive a grand farewell after all with the perceived threat of a pull-out by the game's most powerful cricket board, and in effect the 50-over world champions, having dissipated. Hard-pressed for promotion in what is its final run, the ICC Champions Trophy...
  • May won't seek reelection, but will give evidence if needed 11-05-2013 10:19 AM

    New Delhi: While the Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has called for a probe by the ICC into the election of Laxman Sivaramakrishnan to the cricket committee, its chief executive Tim May has spelt out he will not seek re-election even if the voting and election process is found...
  • May asks ICC to 'stand up to the cancer of stand-over tactics' 09-05-2013 02:29 PM

    Sydney: Removed from an ICC committee following allegations of pressure from India, Tim May has said it was time someone "stood up to the cancer of stand-over tactics" that defines cricket's governing body. May was replaced on the ICC cricket committee by the former India legspinner, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, who is...
  • FICA backs legal action against BCB 12-07-2012 02:06 PM

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  • Unpaid players asked to skip BPL 11-07-2012 02:46 PM

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