LIFE BAN

  • Jwala Gutta moves High Court against BAI's life ban threat October 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Embattled shuttler Jwala Gutta on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against the Badminton Association of India (BAI) after its disciplinary committee recommended a life ban on her for an alleged code of conduct breach in the Indian Badminton League. "We decided to go ahead with legal action in...
  • Former players call life ban recommendation on Jwala harsh October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Throwing their weight behind an embattled Jwala Gutta, several former players have described the Badminton Association of India disciplinary committee's recommendation of a life ban on the star doubles player as "ridiculous and harsh". "It is a very harsh decision. I think BAI could have dealt with it in...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Lalit Modi September 25, 2013

    The BCCI takes just eleven minutes to ban Lalit Modi for life for financial irregularities, but the former IPL chairman insists that the last over hasn't been bowled yet and he plans to fight the ban in the courts. ...
  • Lalit Modi: Thrown out in 11 minutes! September 25, 2013

    First the Supreme Court rejected his plea to stay the meeting, and then it took a mere 11 minutes for the cricket board to complete the formalities of his life ban. ...
  • News 360: BCCI expels former IPL chief Lalit Modi for life September 25, 2013

    Shortly after the Supreme Court dismissed former IPL chief Lalit Modi's plea to seek a stay on the BCCI SGM, the Indian board announced its decision to slap a life ban on him. ...
  • BCCI had their day but I will have the last call, says Lalit Modi September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Banned for life from India's cricket establishment, a beleaguered former IPL boss Lalit Modi is not ready to throw in the towel yet and declared that he would indeed have the "last call" in this entire issue. "They (BCCI) will have their day and I will have the last...
  • Will take legal recourse to challenge ban: Lalit Modi's lawyer September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Slamming the life ban imposed on Lalit Modi by the BCCI, the former IPL chairman's lawyer Mehmood Abdi on Wednesday said he would challenge it in the court. "The entire disciplinary process was vitiated by malice, prejudice and personal bias which we will challenge in a court of law and...
  • Full Text: Lalit Modi's letter to BCCI, requesting to adjourn the SGM September 25, 2013

    To Shri Sanjay Patel 24 Sep 2013 Cc: Bcci Members As you are aware in C.S. No. 567 of 2013, an ad interim order was granted by learned ADJ No. 2 and Wakf Tribunal, Patiala House Court, New Delhi staying the Special General Meeting to be held on 25.9.2013. Against the said interim...
  • Dday for former IPL chief Lalit Modi, faces life ban September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: With the Delhi High Court on Tuesday revoking the stay on the BCCI's Special General Body Meeting (SGM) to be held on Wednesday, the Indian board is almost certain to impose a life ban on former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi on various charges. The BCCI Disciplinary Committee has...
  • BCCI may hand tainted cricketers life bans in Sunday meeting May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may hand life bans to the tainted quartet of S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and Amit Singh in a meeting in Chennai on Sunday. Sreesanth, Chandila, Chavan have played several matches for Rajasthan Royals this season, while Amit...
  • BCCI working committee defers decision on Azhar November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: The BCCI working committee on Wednesday failed to reach a consensus on whether to bring Mohammad Azharuddin back under the parent body's fold after the Andhra Pradesh High Court lifted life ban on former Indian captain by the cricket board. "The decision on Azharuddin's future in BCCI has been deferred....
  • News 360: HC lifts life ban on Mohd Azharuddin November 8, 2012

    In a major relief to former Indian cricket captain and now MP Mohammed Azharuddin, the Andhra Pradesh High Court has lifted the life ban on him, calling it illegal and unsustainable. ...
  • I won't take legal action against BCCI: Azhar November 8, 2012

    Former India captain Mohd Azharuddin addressed the media following the Andhra Pradesh High Court lifting the life ban on him. ...
  • FIFA bans three Guatemalan footballers for life October 25, 2012

    Zurich: FIFA has banned three Guatemalan national team players for life for match fixing. World football's governing body claimed midfielder Guillermo Ramirez Ortega and defenders Yony Wilson Flores Monroy and Gustavo Adolfo Cabrera Marroquin helped fix the results of three matches. The players "have all been banned from taking part in any...
  • Kaneria won't be allowed to play in Pakistan July 1, 2012

    Karachi: Former Test bowler Danish Kaneria is unlikely to be allowed to resume his career in Pakistan after being banned for life by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), the Pakistan board (PCB) said on Saturday. Kaneria was banned for life from any involvement in cricket under the jurisdiction of...
  • Life ban on Kaneria is harsh: Mushtaq June 28, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan Test skipper, Mushtaq Mohammad feels that the life ban imposed on legspinner Danish Kaneria is harsh and overthetop. Mushtaq believed that a fiveyear ban should have been enough for the player. "Cricket was Danish's profession and whilst he has erred, I don't think the disciplinary panel should have...
  • Pak greats disappointed over Kaneria ban June 23, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistani greats Saturday expressed disappointment over a life ban on legspinner Danish Kaneria but stressed the need for tougher action against fixing to avoid such incidents in future. The 31yearold was banned for life from any cricket under the jurisdiction of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)...
  • Danish Kaneria to appeal lifetime ban June 23, 2012

    London: Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria said on Friday he will appeal the lifetime ban handed down to him by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for his role in a spotfixing scandal. "I will definitely be doing an appeal. The people trust me. I'm an honest man. I've been...
  • Briatore to sue Formula 1 for life ban October 26, 2009

    New Delhi: He kept quiet for a month but now Flavio Briatore has decided to sue Formula 1 for hitting him with a life ban. Briatore was banned by the sport's governing body for fixing the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix by asking driver Nelson Piquet Jr to crash his car. Briatore...
  • Indian weightlifter faces life ban for doping July 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Leading Indian weightlifter Satheesha Rai could face a life ban after being caught for a second doping offence during this year's National Games. Rai, stripped of two gold medals and a bronze at the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games for using a stimulant, has tested positive for the banned...