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  • IPL Scandal: BCCI turf war intensifies 1 week ago

    The BCCI's new regime under Jagmohan Dalmiya's leadership is exploring the option of an early Special General Meeting (SGM) in its bid to oust N Srinivasan as the Board's representative in ICC. ...
  • 'Suspected bookie' Karan Gilhotra clicked with Yuvraj, Salman as well April 28, 2015

    The turf war between the BCCI and ICC turned bitter on Monday after the Indian board's secretary Anurag Thakur shot off a strongly-worded letter to ICC chairman N Srinivasan after the former's images with an alleged bookie Karan Gilhotra were made public. However, Thakur is not the only one to...
  • Anurag Thakur takes a dig at N Srinivasan, asks him to reveal names of suspected bookies April 27, 2015

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur has written a letter to ICC President N Srinivasan, asking him to share the list of "unverified suspected bookies" with him and other BCCI officials so that they can keep away from them. Thakur also accepted knowing Karan Gilhotra...
  • IPL fixing: Court doubts police match-fixing theory April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court, hearing IPL spot-fixing case, on Monday said there was no reference to match-fixing during 2013 Indian Premier League in the telephonic conversation of the accused. Referring to the telephonic conversations among the accused, the prosecution said that call detail records (CDRs) clearly reflect the linkage of...
  • IPL probe panel asks 82 questions from top BCCI officials: report April 14, 2015

    The three-member panel appointed by the Supreme Court to take action against those found guilty in the IPL spot-fixing case has shot a list of 82 questions to top official of the BCCI, according to a report in The Indian Express. The Supreme Court, after coming down heavily on the conflict...
  • Unnamed Rajasthan Royals player approached for IPL fixing, BCCI informed: report April 10, 2015

    It's hard to keep Indian Premier League and controversy separated. Barely two days into season eight of the IPL, reports of offers to fix matches have started emerging and once again it's Rajasthan Royals who find themselves in the news for all the wrong reasons. According to a report in The...
  • Five Spanish footballers charged in possible match-fixing scandal March 14, 2015

    Madrid: Five Spanish footballers were charged with match-fixing on Friday. A judge in the northern province of Navarre indicted the five, who were named as Jorge Molina and Jordi Figueras of Betis Seville, Sergio Garcia, the captain of Espanyol, Patxi Puñal, formerly of Osasuna, and Antonio Amaya, a former Betis player...
  • Sreesanth was attacked with knife in jail, alleges family February 27, 2015

    Kochi: Former Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth was attacked with a knife while he was in jail after being arrested for his alleged involvement in IPL spot-fixing in 2013, his family has alleged on Friday. He is currently facing trial in a Delhi court. His sister's husband Madhu Balakrishnan made this revelation...
  • Supreme Court upset with Srinivasan for chairing BCCI meet February 23, 2015

    The Supreme Court came down heavily on N Srinivasan stating that chairing the meeting is in violation of the Supreme Court order and expected Srinivasan to act with some amount of sagacity....
  • Salman Butt confesses to spot-fixing in 2010: PCB source February 18, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's tainted former captain Salman Butt has apparently made his first full confession of guilt to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in the infamous 2010 spot-fixing scandal. Butt who was banned along with Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Aamir in the aftermath of the spot-fixing scandal that broke out when Pakistan...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Verma claims Shivlal, Shukla have conflict of interest February 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Citing conflict of interest, Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday claimed that as per last month's Supreme Court order neither interim BCCI chief Shivlal Yadav nor vice-president Rajiv Shukla is eligible to contest for the post of Board president at its elections. "As per the Supreme Court...
  • Mohammad Amir wants to be a better person February 4, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned pacer Mohammad Aamir has made it a point to redeem his public image on Wednesday. Aamir has been allowed by International Cricket Council to resume playing domestic cricket immediately although his ban for spot-fixing ends in September. "It is a long road to get back into international cricket for...
  • Mohammad Amir to come out of spot-fixing ban, allowed to play domestic cricket January 29, 2015

    Banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has received an early reprieve for a return to domestic cricket following his cooperation with anti-corruption officials, the International Cricket Council said on Thursday. Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Amir were all banned for spot-fixing during Pakistan's tour of England in 2010,...
  • MS Dhoni speaks on IPL scam, doesn't expect speculation to stop January 25, 2015

    Sydney: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni finally broke his silence over the IPL spot-fixing scandal on Sunday, saying that he does not expect the speculation around his name to stop anytime soon despite nothing concrete coming up against him. Dhoni, who captains Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, has...
  • Banned Mohammad Amir set for first-class return January 24, 2015

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir could return to first-class cricket as early as next month after a relaxation of the conditions of his ban for spot-fixing, an official said on Friday (Jan 23). Amir, 22, was banned for five years along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif in a spot...
  • Full text: Supreme Court order on Srinivasan, CSK, RR, Raman, Meiyappan January 23, 2015

    In a setback to N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Thursday barred him from contesting any BCCI election on grounds of conflict of interest and set up a judges committee under a former Chief Justice of India to decide on the punishment in the IPL scam that can threaten the...
  • Is this the right time to go in for a complete overhaul of Indian cricket administration? January 22, 2015

    With the Supreme Court giving the final verdict on IPL spot-fixing, there are a lot of questions that still needs to be looked at, one of them being whether a complete overhaul is the right way forward? ...
  • Five questions after SC indicts Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Kundra in IPL Scandal January 22, 2015

    In a scathing indictment of the BCCI-president-in-exile N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Thursday came down hard on him and barred him from contesting the Indian cricket board's next elections. Delivering its verdict in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, the apex court also ruled Chennai Super Kings team principal...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 22, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Amendment to rule 6.2.4 is "true villain": Supreme Court January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the amendment to rule 6.2.4 of BCCI permitting administrators of the cricket body to acquire or hold commercial interest in events like IPL and champions league, terming it as the "true villain" of the situation. A bench headed by Justice T S Thakur...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 22, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: SC disallows Srinivasan to contest BCCI elections January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday disallowed Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) chief-in-exile N Srinivasan from contesting elections to the cricket board. In a 130-page verdict on Thursday, the apex court said that Srinivasan as the BCCI chief and owner of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise had created...
  • Supreme Court blow to N Srinivasan January 22, 2015

    Right from former BCCI President AC Muthiah to Sharad Pawar, everybody welcomed Supreme Court's verdict on IPL spot fixing scandal that had put N Srinivasan in a spot. ...
  • BCCI 'welcomes' order of Supreme Court January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: The BCCI "welcomed" the order of the Supreme Court related to the IPL spot-fixing case and said that they will hold the AGM in accordance with the directions and timelines as stipulated by the apex court. "The BCCI welcomes the order of the Honorable Supreme Court, which has put...
  • SC verdict will impact all sports bodies: Justice Mukul Mudgal January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict barring N Srinivasan from contesting any BCCI election on grounds of conflict of interest, head of IPL-6 spot-fixing and betting probe committee Justice Mukul Mudgal today said that it will have far reaching ramifications as it will also impact on all sports bodies. Delivering...
  • Permitting conflict of interest in BCCI against public policy: SC January 22, 2015

    New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday held that public policy was not a static concept and it varies with time and from generation to generation, but what was in public good and public interest cannot be opposed to public policy and vice versa. The bench of Justice T.S....
  • We will wait for written orders: Shivlal Yadav January 22, 2015

    We will call for a working committee meeting and thereafter we will take a decision as to when to have the general body meeting but the elections will be conducted as per SC order, says Shivlal Yadav. ...
  • It's time BCCI is brought under RTI ambit: Bishen Singh Bedi January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: "Deeply hurt" by Supreme Court's intervention in deciding the fate of BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan, former India captain Bishen Singh Bedi on Thursday said it is time the "cricket board is brought under the RTI ambit". In a setback to Srinivasan, the Apex Court today barred him from contesting...
  • I stand vindicated: Lalit Modi January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Claiming to have been vindicated after the Supreme Court barred N Srinivsan from contesting BCCI Presidential elections owing to conflict of interest, sacked IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Thursday said the verdict will clean up corruption in the game. "Extremely happy with the Hon. Supreme Court judgement on #srinivasan...
  • Landmark IPL Verdict: Who said what January 22, 2015

    In a major setback to sidelined BCCI president N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Thursday said he cannot contest elections for the cricket board's governing body presidency as long as he is involved in a "conflict of interest" situation as an owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. The apex court...