bookmakers

SLC provides ICC with cricket corruption tapes


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Monday handed over a taped conversation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which surrounds allegations of an alleged corruption attempt.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ICC calls for worldwide life ban on Kaneria, Westfield


June 27th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board Wednesday called for a life-time ban on Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria and England bowler Mervyn Westfield, who were punished ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World Cup semifinal: Ganguly refutes fixing allegations


March 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Rubbishing reports of match-fixing in 2011 World Cup semifinal against Pakistan, former captain Sourav Ganguly said Monday that India won the tournament on merit and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New Zealand board rubbishes match-fixing report


March 12th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) rubbished a English media report that claimed that some its players were involved in match-fixing, terming the allegations "baseless" and "irresponsible".NZC ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bookies active in run-up to UP polls


February 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 5 (IANS) The run-up to assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh has set the illegal betting market abuzz with bookies putting their money on a hung house, sources ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Will-Kate baby in 2012? Bet on it, Bob


December 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Bookmakers are betting more than 30,000 pounds (around $46,000) on whether Prince William and his wife Kate would have a baby next year.William Hill are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Trash Tevez t-shirt campaign brings together United and City fans


October 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) A 'Trash Tevez T-shirt' campaign has brought both Manchester United and City football fans together ahead of Sunday's much awaited clash between the two clubs ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

CA calls match-fixing allegations outlandish


October 11th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland has said the claims made by Pakistani player agent Mazhar Majeed about Australian match-fixing "appear to be outlandish, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NFL scores: Packers have a neat 5-0 season record


October 10th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Packers is the only team with a perfect record in the NFL. Over the weekend, the Packers beat the Falcons 25-14 to extend their season ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NFL picks for Week 1 are interesting


September 8th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After so much struggle, the NFL season will finally kick off. The season was threatened following a disagreement between the players and the NFL. In the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Struass questions ICC’s resolve to tackle match-fixing


May 25th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) England Test skipper Andrew Struass questioned the resolve of cricket administrators to tackle match fixing, calling the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption body "woefully under-resourced".Strauss was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pak authorities yet to give Zulqarnain adequate security despite assurances


April 28th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar, who returned to Islamabad from a self-imposed exile in the United Kingdom on Monday, is yet to reach his hometown Lahore due to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Eight bookies arrested from Pakistan for threatening Zulqarnain


April 27th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Sialkot, April 27(ANI): A gang of eight bookmakers, allegedly involved in threatening Pakistan cricket team's former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, has been arrested from Sialkot in the Punjab province of Pakistan.The now retired ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

NCAA finalizes the ‘frozen four’


March 29th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last four of the 2011 NCAA Hockey Tournament commonly called the Frozen Four was decided last weekend. After the weekend, Minnesota-Duluth, Notre Dame, North Dakota ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Stay Thirsty’ steals the show at Florida Derby 2011


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Mar 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stay Thirsty has made a mark for itself in the upcoming Florida Derby 2011. The $500,000 2-year-old horse on Saturday proved that it should be watched out ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Furious Oz team rejects alleged WC spot-fixing charge


March 1st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 1 (ANI): A furious Australian camp has slammed rumours that they dabbled in spot-fixing.They described the charge as "ludicrous" amid fears the defending champions are being subjected to a malicious ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ICC to probe Australia’s slow start against Zimbabwe in World Cup


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar. 1 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has begun a probe of Australia's opening World Cup clash against Zimbabwe for any betting irregularities after openers Brad Haddin and Shane Watson ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ponting asks players to be optimistic, says Oz pace trio best in WC


February 21st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 21 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has asked his players to be optimistic about their World Cup prospects because no other team possesses a bowling attack as potent as theirs.Ponting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pringle backs England to win World Cup despite Oz ODI series rout


February 19th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19(ANI): Former England cricketer Derek Pringle believes that the national team has the best chance in 20 years of winning the World Cup.England starts their World Cup campaign against the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ICC bans Twitter use during World Cup matches due to corruption fears


February 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 16(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned players and officials from using social networking and microblogging service Twitter during World Cup matches.The decision, led by the ICC's anti-corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PCB approaches ICC ahead of selecting preliminary World Cup squad


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 2(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has approached the International Cricket Council (ICC) to allow it to select players involved in the spot-fixing scandal in their preliminary World Cup squad.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ICC working with PCB and Haider to probe ‘fixing death threat’ incident: Lorgat


November 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 11(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has said that the governing body is helping the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to probe the Zulqarnain Haider incident.Haider had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Monitor all cricketers’ phone calls , Haider tell ICC


November 11th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider has said the International Cricket Council (ICC) should monitor call phone records of all professional cricketers to weed out match-fixing.Haider, who fled from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Haider’s exit to UK ‘embarrassing moment’ for Pakistan: Imran Khan


November 11th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 11(ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Imran Khan has said that wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider's sudden exit to the United Kingdom to seek asylum was a "shameful" incident.Haider has sensationally quit international cricket ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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...

Posted in World |

Mixed reactions in Pak over ICC’s decision to uphold Butt, Amir suspensions


November 1st, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 1(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers and officials have voiced mixed reactions over the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s decision to uphold the suspensions of Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir over their alleged ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian cricketers’ body chief protests against ICC player ‘entrapment’ plan


October 21st, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 21 (ANI): Cricketers have lost trust in the International Cricket Council (ICC) when it comes to reporting suspicious encounters, Australian players' association boss Paul Marsh, has said, especially in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Broad was ‘distraught’ by PCB chief’s comments of England throwing ODI match


October 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that he was shocked when Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt accused English players of throwing a ODI match for an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Matt Baker Impresses With His “Strictly Come Dancing” Performance


October 5th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The British television show "Strictly Come Dancing" featuring celebrities with professional dance partners competing in Ball room and Latin dances kicked off with grandeur on October 1 on BBC ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ex Pak all rounder Azhar, England bowler Sajid to raise aid for Pak flood victims


October 5th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): Ex-Pakistan Test cricketer Azhar Mehmood, along with England fast bowler Sajid Mehmood, are all set to raise funds for the flood affectees under the banner of the Islamic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PCB boss Butt’s ‘one man fiefdom’ will sound death knell for Pak cricket: Editorial


September 27th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 27(ANI): An editorial in a leading Pakistan newspaper has said that the one-man 'fiefdom' of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt would kill cricket in the country."A small sport ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PCB to reply to “pre-action letter” from ECB seeking Butt’s ‘full apology’


September 24th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 24 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has acknowledged receiving a pre-action letter from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA), demanding a 'full ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two gambling giants behind match-fixing scandal: Aamir Sohail


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail has said the recent 'match-fixing' scandal involving the Pakistan team is a result of a 'battle between gambling giants'. "It's a battle between two ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Spot-fixers’ have high chances of coming out clean: Pak High Commission


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 23 (ANI): The Pakistan High Commission in London has told the Pakistan government that chances of players coming out clean from the spot-fixing allegations are high, as the Royal Prosecution ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pak ’spot fixers’ got caught in battle between legal and illegal bookies: Aamir Sohail


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 23 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail has given the spot-fixing controversy engulfing the Pakistani team a new twist, by claiming that it was due to "a battle between two ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe