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  • Mohammad Amir won't play in World Cup even if ban reduced 12-04-2014 08:04 AM

    Banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir will not be eligible for next year's World Cup even if he returns early to domestic cricket, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Friday. PCB Chairman Najam Sethi told a news conference in Lahore that under the amended anti-corruption laws of the International...
  • Pakistan clears Sialkot of match-fixing 01-03-2014 10:28 AM

    Karachi: Investigators cleared Pakistan's Sialkot team of match-fixing Friday citing "insufficient evidence" to support the allegations. The Sialkot Stallions, led by former national captain Shoaib Malik, had been accused of fixing a recent match against the Karachi Dolphins. The case was investigated by a three-man team from the Pakistan Cricket...
  • New Zealand's Lou Vincent pleads guilty in fixing investigation 27-02-2014 08:59 AM

    Wellington: Former New Zealand Test cricketer Lou Vincent has pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to report an approach from an illegal bookmaker while playing in the Bangladesh Premier League. The opening batsman was one of nine players investigated by anti-corruption officials in Bangladesh and was one of three...
  • The envelope that can bring Indian cricket down 11-02-2014 08:14 AM

    Indian cricket stands on thin ice after a traumatic Monday when the committee probing the IPL betting and fixing scandal indicted Gurunath Meiyappan, the son-in-law of BCCI president N Srinivasan, for his involvement in betting on IPL matches. But ground may come off from beneath Indian cricket on March 7,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-02-2014 10:17 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • IPL probe report finds N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan guilty of betting 10-02-2014 01:26 PM

    In a major setback to the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) President N Srinivasan, Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee in its report submitted to the Supreme Court on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case said that some allegations against Gurunath Meiyappan are true. Former Chennai Super Kings team...
  • Cairns demands to see cricket match-fixing evidence 09-02-2014 11:04 AM

    Auckland: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns went on the front foot over ongoing match-fixing allegations Sunday, and rounded on former teammates and high-profile officials, including the legendary Richard Hadlee. He demanded his accusers produce details of what he is alleged to have done, and expressed disappointment that the New...
  • Lajpat Nagar heist victim also named in Hansie Cronje match-fixing case: Police 29-01-2014 09:32 AM

    New Delhi: The daring daylight robbery case in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area is turning murkier by the second. According to the police, the victim in the case was also named in the 2000 Hansie Cronje match-fixing scandal. The police suspect that Rajesh Kalra, who lost over Rs 7 crore in...
  • RK Singh a BJP man, acting out of political motivation, says Shinde 16-01-2014 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has lashed out at former Home Secretary and BJP leader RK Singh saying he is acting out of political motivation. "RK Singh is now a political man. His allegations are political in nature. I will not react to it. He is now with...
  • Match-fixing ban reduced for Lazio's Stefano Mauri 10-01-2014 11:07 PM

    Rome: Lazio captain Stefano Mauri has had his match-fixing ban reduced from nine to six months by Italy's sports arbitration court, allowing him to play again from next month. Mauri was banned for six months in early August for failing to report match-fixing in the Lecce-Lazio Serie A match in...
  • Fixing not 'big issue' but we'll learn from cricket, says FA's Horne 11-12-2013 09:05 AM

    London: Match-fixing and spot-fixing are not a "big issue" in English soccer despite six people being arrested as part of a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation this week, according to Football Association general secretary Alex Horne. Horne was one of several senior officials from various sports summoned to a meeting...
  • NDA govt stopped 2000 match-fixing probe: former Delhi police chief 09-12-2013 12:21 PM

    Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar, under whose tenure the cops uncovered a major spot-fixing scandal during IPL 6, revealed that the BJP-led NDA government had put an abrupt end to the 2000 cricket match-fixing investigations after the CBI had filed its report on the basis of an intercepted conversation...
  • Tuffey to co-operate with ICC fixing probe, Cairns furious 09-12-2013 09:11 AM

    Wellington: Former Test fast bowler Daryl Tuffey says he doesn't believe he is the focus of an International Cricket Council probe into possible match-fixing by past New Zealand players and has pledged to fully co-operate with investigators. In a statement issued through his lawyers, Tuffey said he "intends to fully...
  • IPL betting: Cops share evidence against Gurunath Meiyappan 07-12-2013 09:58 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch chief Saturday shared evidence against former Chennai Super Kings owner Gurunath Meiyappan, among others, with the Supreme Court-appointed panel probing the betting and spot-fixing case of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL). "Whatever information we had with us in the case has been shared with...
  • Former NZ batsman Lou Vincent confirms match-fixing probe 05-12-2013 12:34 PM

    Wellington: Batsman Lou Vincent has confirmed he is one of three former New Zealand players under investigation by the International Cricket Council for alleged match-fixing. The ICC and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) were forced to reveal the investigation had been ongoing for months earlier on Thursday after a report in...
  • ICC investigating former NZ players' role in match-fixing 05-12-2013 09:58 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) had been aware for months of the International Cricket Council (ICC) investigation into former New Zealand players' involvement in alleged match-fixing, NZC chief executive David White said on Thursday. The ICC was forced to issue a statement confirming it had been investigating a small group...
  • Wenger believes English game is clean, but danger lurks 29-11-2013 06:58 PM

    London: Match-fixing cannot be eradicated but English soccer in 99.9 per cent clean, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday shortly before two men were remanded in custody after being charged with conspiracy to defraud. The arrest on Thursday of two men alleged to be part of an illegal betting...
  • Indian-origin men arrested for football fixing in England: report 29-11-2013 01:38 PM

    Two men of Indian origin, Chann Sankaran and Krishan Sanjey Ganeshan, have been arrested for their involvement in alleged fixing in football matches played in England, Hindustan Times reported on Friday. Sankaran and Ganeshan have been remanded for custody with charges of conspiracy to defraud as part of an international...
  • 'English Premier League not part of match-fixing probe' 28-11-2013 07:39 PM

    Games played in the fifth tier or lower of English football are the focus of an investigation into match-fixing by a suspected international betting syndicate that has led to six people being arrested. The Premier League said on Thursday that it has not been contacted by police in relation to...
  • HC to hear PIL on IPL match-fixing 'in chamber' next week 13-11-2013 07:44 PM

    Mumbai: A division bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday decided to hear a public interest litigation seeking a joint probe by central agencies, such as Income Tax department, Enforcement Directorate and CBI, into the alleged nexus of cricket players and bookies in the judges' chamber, instead of in open...
  • FIFA bans 14 El Salvador players for life 14-10-2013 10:54 PM

    Zurich: FIFA has given worldwide life bans to 14 El Salvador national team players who had already been suspended by their home association for match-fixing. The case involves four international matches, including El Salvador's 5-0 loss to Mexico at the 2011 Gold Cup and a 2-1 loss in a friendly...
  • La Liga president warns 8-10 matches will be fixed 10-10-2013 10:00 AM

    London: Match-fixers will successfully manipulate at least eight matches in Spain's top two divisions this season, the league's president warned on Wednesday. La Liga president Javier Tebas announced his fears at a conference of football executives while unveiling plans to impose life bans on players and officials involved in fixing....
  • Snooker player Stephen Lee handed 12-year ban for match-fixing 25-09-2013 08:19 PM

    London: British snooker player Stephen Lee was handed a 12-year ban on Wednesday after being found guilty of match-fixing. The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) said in a statement that the former world number five had been barred from playing until Oct 12, 2024. He was also ordered...
  • BCCI has cleared Thisara Perera's name of match-fixing: SLC 25-09-2013 05:02 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Wednesday said that the BCCI has cleared its allrounder Thisara Perera of alleged match-fixing in this year's IPL. "Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the alleged match-fixing charges referred to Thisara Perera in a certain Indian Newspaper, has been totally refuted by the Anti...
  • CAS expels Fenerbahce from Europa League 28-08-2013 05:18 PM

    Lausanne: Fenerbahce have been expelled from the Europa League and barred from qualifying for next season's Champions League in a match-fixing case. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Wednesday it dismissed the Turkish club's appeal against a two-year competition ban imposed by UEFA. "Pursuant to the UEFA decision,...
  • Sushil Kumar reveals he was offered cash to lose world wrestling final 23-08-2013 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: The menace of match-fixing is spreading its wings and it seems to have reached the wrestling mat as well, with a Times of India report on Friday revealing that double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar was offered cash to lose the final of the 2010 world championships in Moscow,...
  • Hope law will act as deterrent to match-fixing: Anil Kumble 07-08-2013 08:11 PM

    Bangalore: Former Indian captain Anil Kumble on Wednesday hoped that the law government is trying to enact to deal with match and spot-fixing will act as a deterrent to the menace. "The government is making efforts to put in place the new standalone law to deal with 'unfair cricket practices'...
  • Make match-fixing a criminal offence: Rahul Dravid 07-08-2013 07:41 PM

    Talking to ESPNcricinfo Dravid said only a strong law can serve as a huge deterrent to potential fixers. ...
  • Make match-fixing a crime to deter culprits: Rahul Dravid 07-08-2013 12:05 PM

    New Delhi: Fixing cricket matches must be made a criminal offence to strike fear into the hearts of potential offenders, according to former India skipper Rahul Dravid. A stylish batsman renowned for his impeccable integrity, Dravid has had the misfortune of captaining a Rajasthan Royals team embroiled in a major...
  • Lazio captain Mauri banned for six months 02-08-2013 04:44 PM

    Rome: Lazio captain Stefano Mauri was banned for six months by the Italian football federation on Thursday for his part in a match-fixing scandal. Mauri was one of eight players accused of rigging the Serie A games between Lazio-Genoa and Lecce-Lazio in May 2011 and for failing to report match-fixing....