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ECB convicts Kaneria of spot-fixing


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been convicted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) of introducing his "young and vulnerable" Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield ... Read more...

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ICC to probe county match-fixing charges


March 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Indian bookies are fixing "soft target" county matches in England, according to an investigation by Sunday Times. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to investigate ... Read more...

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Gibbs could be interrogated again by Delhi Police


November 16th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 16 (IANS) South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs, who was banned for six months for his involvement in the 2000 match fixing, could be interrogated by the Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Match-fixing not just restricted to sub-continent: Lee


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 3 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee says that match-fixing was not just restricted to the sub-continent but can happen in any part of the world where cricket ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan is the bookmarker’s choice for Nobel Prize in Literature


October 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Dylan is the bookmaker’s choice to pick the Nobel Prize for Literature. The singer is currently touring Europe and will perform in Dublin, Ireland. The winner ... Read more...

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Last year 56 cricketers were approached by bookmakers: Waugh


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Former Australian captain Steve Waugh, who is a leading a drive to weed out corruption from cricket, has revealed the 56 international cricketers were approached by ... Read more...

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ICC chief favours making betting legal in India


May 21st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat advocates making gambling legal in India, saying regulating betting on cricket matches would make the fight against corruption ... Read more...

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Rooney close to signing 50 m pound bookmaker deal


April 14th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 14 (ANI): Wayne Rooney is on the verge of signing a 50 million pound deal with Paddy Power.The Manchester United striker could bag the contract after Tiger Woods turned ... Read more...

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Butt to attend March 17 corruption-linked hearing in London


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 2(ANI): Disgraced Pakistan cricketer Salman Butt has said he will attend the hearing of the criminal charges brought against him at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on March ... Read more...

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The betting odds for Warne, Hurley wedding


February 11th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 11 (ANI): Now that Elizabeth Hurley has met new flame Shane Warne's parents and kids, chances are that her next appointment could be with the wedding celebrant.Betting agency Ladbrokes is ... Read more...

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‘Banned’ Salman Butt lands job as Pak TV channel’s World Cup expert


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 10(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was banned for 10 years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scam, has been signed up by Pakistan's Channel 5 to be their ... Read more...

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ICC publishes ‘redacted version’ of spot-fixing case judgement against tainted trio


February 10th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 10(ANI): The International Cricket Council has published a 'redacted version' of the Anti-Corruption Tribunal's 'full written determination' into the spot-fixing case against Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Steve Waugh hopes spot-fixing verdict will stamp out corruption from cricket


February 8th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8(ANI): Former Australian captain Steve Waugh hopes that the ban imposed on three Pakistan cricketers over spot-fixing charges would stamp out corruption from international cricket."It sinks into the ... Read more...

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Butt says 10-year ban imposed by ICC is unacceptable and shocking


February 7th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 7(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said that he is shocked at the 10-year ban imposed on him by the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption tribunal.The independent tribunal, chaired ... Read more...

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Corruption in cricket will never be tolerated, says ICC chief


February 6th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Doha (Qatar), Feb 6(ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has expressed a hope that the findings and sanctions imposed on three Pakistan cricketers by an independent anti-corruption tribunal will ... Read more...

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Controlling spot-fixing “almost impossible” for PCB, ICC: Ijaz Butt


December 31st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 31 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt believes it is impossible to completely eradicate spot-fixing, not only for the board but also for the International Cricket Council (ICC)."To control ... Read more...

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UK-based bookmaker denies reported ‘Haye scam’


December 6th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6(ANI): Britain's leading bookmaker, Betfred, has denied suggestions that WBA world heavyweight champion David Haye had engineered a betting coup during his knockout win over 2000 Sydney Olympics gold medallist ... Read more...

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‘In form’ Kamran, Malik disappointed over exclusion from Test, T20 squads for NZ tour


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 2 (ANI): Pakistan cricketers Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik have expressed their disappointment at having been overlooked by the selectors for the Twenty20 and Test squads against New Zealand."I am ... Read more...

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Bookie accuses Akmal brothers, others, of spot-fixing


December 1st, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistani cricket has plunged to another low with England-based match-fixer Mazhar Majeed revealing Tuesday that four more players - Wahab Riaz, Kamran Akmal, Umar Akmal and Imran Farhat ... Read more...

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Phillipa Lepley is tipped to design Kate Middleton’s wedding dress


November 20th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, Phillipa Lepley is being tipped to design the wedding dress of Kate Middleton when she marries Prince William next year.Already the upcoming royal ... Read more...

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Saturday August 13 is bookies favourite for Prince William’s big day


November 17th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton's wedding date has certainly become talk of the town.Paddy Power is offering bets on the royal wedding, with the Saturday ... Read more...

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Top mafia don-Pak intelligence agency nexus behind cricket match fixing epidemic?


November 10th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 10 (ANI): The nexus between a "top bookmaker and mafia don" and a "powerful intelligence agency" in Pakistan may be behind the match-fixing epidemic currently bedeviling cricket, an editorial in ... Read more...

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Bookies predict Prince William, Kate Middleton will marry next year


November 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 08 (ANI): Though things are not official as yet, bookies in Britain have predicted that Prince William and Kate Middleton will tie the knot in July next year.The two ... Read more...

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Salman Butt ‘pretty sure’ of acquittal from ’spot-fixing’ allegations


October 28th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 28 (ANI): Suspended Pakistan captain Salman Butt, one of the three Pakistani players implicated in the spot-fixing scandal, has said that he is 'pretty sure' of being cleared of the ... Read more...

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Allegations against Raina baseless, asserts Harbhajan


October 25th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Rubbishing reports in the British media that Suresh Raina was seen with a woman allegedly linked to a bookie during the Sri Lanka tour, star Indian off-spinner ... Read more...

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BCCI unaware stranger sent expensive gifts to Irfan


September 17th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Contrary to claims made by cricketer Irfan Pathan that he was sent expensive gifts by a "suspected" bookie and the matter being reported to International Cricket Council's ... Read more...

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Tillakaratne Dilshan under ICC scanner for meeting bookie in UK nightclub


September 10th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.10 (ANI): Batting star Tillakaratne Dilshan is the Sri Lankan player named in a Sri Lankan cricket board report to the ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit last year after he was allegedly ... Read more...

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Fourth Pakistani,a Sri Lankan cricketer now under scanner (Roundup)


September 5th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, Sept 5 (IANS) The match fixing scandal took a new turn Sunday as the names of a fourth Pakistani cricketer and a top Sri Lankan player emerged, who are ... Read more...

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Leading Sri Lankan player on ICC radar


September 5th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Close on the heels of the spot-fixing row involving Pakistanis, a leading Sri Lankan player is under the International Cricket Council (ICC) scanner after his colleagues reported ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan player under ICC anti-corruption unit spotlight


September 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC)'s anti-corruption unit has reportedly been monitoring the activities of a leading Sri Lankan player since the Twenty20 World Cup in England last year.It ... Read more...

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All match-fixers are answerable to Dawood Ibrahim, claims top Pak bookie


September 4th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 4(ANI): A Pakistani bookmaker has revealed that most of the bookies involved in match-fixing are ultimately answerable to India's 'most wanted man', Karachi-based underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.Dawood who is believed ... Read more...

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Take appropriate action against players guilty of fixing: Tendulkar


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who joined the Indian Air Force as a Group Captain, said on Friday that the International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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‘European bookies not involved in Lord’s Test spot-fixing scam’


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2(ANI): The body that monitors betting patterns in Europe has said that none of the bookmakers that it regulates were involved in the Lord's Test 'spot-fixing' scandal.The European Sports ... Read more...

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New Zealand based bookie to take bets during Pak tour despite fixing furore


September 1st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 1 (ANI): A New Zealand based bookmaker has said that all the normal cricket betting options would be available, even those open to manipulation, during Pakistan's tour to the country ... Read more...

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Brit sisters deliver baby boys at same hospital, on same ward, same day!


September 1st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Two British sisters amazed midwives at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire after they gave birth to baby boys on the same day, at the same hospital and ... Read more...

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