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  • MS Dhoni speaks on IPL scam, doesn't expect speculation to stop 2 days ago

    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...
  • Srinivasan ready to cut off ties with CSK for BCCI return: reports 2 days ago

    BCCI president in-exile N Srinivasan has decided to give up on his Indian Premier League franchisee Chennai Super Kings following the Supreme Court's ban on BCCI office bearers having any commercial interests in the board's activities. According to reports on Sunday, Srinivasan has apparently told BCCI members that he would keep...
  • IPL Scandal: Professional engagement distinct from commercial interest, says SC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Dragging names of former players donning different roles in cricket did not cut much ice for N Srinivasan to remain at the helm of BCCI affairs, as the Supreme Court drew a clear distinction between commercial interest and professional engagement of a player on account of his proficiency...
  • I won't comment on SC's decision, says N Srinivasan 3 days ago

    Srinivasan has been left to choose between owning CSK or stay at the helm of BCCI. ...
  • Landmark decision taken by the Supreme Court: Lalit Modi 4 days ago

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi said the verdict will clean up corruption in the game. ...
  • Full text: Supreme Court order on Srinivasan, CSK, RR, Raman, Meiyappan 4 days ago

    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? 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • Amendment to rule 6.2.4 is "true villain": Supreme Court 4 days ago

    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...
  • Supreme Court blow to N Srinivasan 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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....
  • Functioning will be more transparent after SC verdict: Justice Mudgal 4 days ago

    The Supreme Court verdict on the IPL scandal will ensure proper functioning of the sporting bodies of the country and it will also allow more transparancy in the future. ...
  • It's N Srinivasan's call to decide on his future: BCCI on SC ruling 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI top brass on Thursday remained tightlipped about the Board's future course of action after the Supreme Court barred its sidelined President N Srinivasan from contesting any elections on grounds of conflict of interest. Srinivasan's company India Cements owns IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings and the Tamil Nadu...
  • IPL Verdict: Srinivasan jolted, Twitter reacted 4 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Thursday brought the hammer down on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, ruling Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra guilty of betting on IPL matches but sparing N Srinivasan on allegations of cover-up but not on the issue of conflict of interest. The apex court read out...
  • IPL spot-fixing timeline: From a shameful episode to a landmark judgement 4 days ago

    The Supreme Court delivered its verdict on the IPL spot-fixing case on Thursday, more than two years after Indian cricket's most embarrassing episode broke out in May 2013 during IPL6. The landmark judgement saw the apex court banning any BCCI official, including N Srinivasan, with commercial interests while finding team officials...
  • N Srinivasan has to choose between CSK and BCCI, says Supreme Court 4 days ago

    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...
  • IPL verdict: SC says high probability Srinivasan involved in corruption; Meiyappan, Kundra guilty 4 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Thursday brought the hammer down on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, ruling Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra guilty of betting on IPL matches but sparing N Srinivasan on allegations of cover-up but not on the issue of conflict of interest. The apex court read...
  • Judgement Day: Srinivasan, CSK await SC verdict in IPL spot-fixing case 5 days ago

    Sports is a precarious profession, marked by competitive labour as players are quick to pounce on the limited tenure of contracts that come their way. The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a prime example of one such world that exists, taking most of us by surprise as fans tend to...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: Supreme Court to give final verdict today 5 days ago

    Almost 18 months after the scandal broke out, the Supreme Court of India will give its final verdict on the IPL match-fixing scandal that shook the sub-continent. ...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: Supreme Court to give final verdict today 5 days ago

    Almost 18 months after the scandal broke out, the Supreme Court of India will give its final verdict on the IPL match-fixing scandal that shook the sub-continent. N.Srinivasan will be well placed on Thursday to know what the future holds in store for him as the former BCCI President is still...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: No match-fixing evidence against BCCI officials, says police 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police told a court in Mumbai on Monday that they had not found any evidence of match-fixing against top BCCI officials with regard to IPL in 2013. "We have found no evidence of match-fixing against the respondents as alleged by the petitioner," said the report submitted by Mumbai...
  • Will artists skip studio support after Sony scandal? December 19, 2014

    Los Angeles: Sony's decision to cancel "The Interview" in the face of terrorist threats is already affecting the way Hollywood does business. It has outraged artists, killing their faith in studios to release edgy content. But it's also inspired a rare hush across a usually chatty industry as everyone from...
  • I am not connected with BCCI administration: Sunil Gavaskar December 17, 2014

    With the Supreme Court on Wednesday observing that players and officials having commercial interests should stay away from administering the game, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar clarified that he is "not connected in anyway" with the BCCI administration. Senior advocate CA Sundaram, appearing for BCCI, gave the names of former greats...
  • I was never in conflict of interest, says Kris Srikkanth December 17, 2014

    "I was never in conflict of interest. I was the ambassador of Chennai Super Kings before I became the chairman of selectors," the former India captain said. ...
  • Gavaskar, Shastri, Srikkanth in BCCI's list of individuals with 'conflict of interest'; SC reserves verdict December 17, 2014

    In a move that can shake the foundation of Indian cricket, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the verdict on the issue of conflict of interest in Indian cricket after BCCI submitted a list in SC of its administrators with conflict of interest, which included the names of three former...
  • IPL: Sundar Raman pulled up by SC, questions BCCI's rule 6.2.4 December 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and pulled up IPL COO Raman for his silence in the entire issue. ...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Pressure on N Srinivasan as hearing resumes today December 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court hearing on Justice Mukul Mudgal committee's report on IPL corruption and spot-fixing scandal will resume on Monday. The BCCI chief-in-exile, N Srinivasan, on December 10 submitted an undertaking in Supreme Court saying that if he is elected BCCI President, he will keep himself away from all the...
  • Supreme Court allows BCCI to put off AGM and polls till Jan 31 December 10, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to postpone its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections till Jan 31, 2015, as it was still hearing the plea into the allegations of conflict of interest and betting involving board president N Srinivasan and...