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Protests against moral policing in Karnataka


July 29th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore/Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Protest rallies and demonstrations were held across Karnataka Sunday condemning the violent moral policing of a pro-Hindu outfit whose eight activists were arrested for ... Read more...

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FIFA’s Bin Hammam ban annulled


July 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-FIFA presidential candidate Mohammed bin Hammam Thursday saw his life ban from the organization overturned on appeal by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on ... Read more...

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AFC provisionally suspends Bin Hammam


July 17th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 17 (IANS) The Asian football governing body has handed its former head Mohamed Bin Hammam a 30-day ban for alleged financial irregularities.The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in ... Read more...

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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...

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Sri Lanka warns life ban on doping sportsmen


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has warned sportsmen with strict punishment, including life ban on those found guilty of doping.Aluthgamage said Friday coaches and medical ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh was drunk, but that’s not a crime: Mumbai ACP


May 17th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Iqbal Sheikh, Mumbai assistant commissioner of police (ACP), confirmed Thursday that film star and Kolkata Knight Riders' owner Shah Rukh Khan was in a drunken ... Read more...

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CAS lift suspension from Chambers and Millar


April 30th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Britain's dope-tainted sprinter Dwain Chambers and cyclist David Millar are now free to take part in the 2012 London as the British Olympic Association (BOA) has ... Read more...

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Furious Azhar, backed by teammates, lashes out at Kambli


November 18th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin rubbished claims by his ex-teammate Vinod Kambli that the 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens ... Read more...

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Jamaican sprinter Mullings faces life ban


November 18th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Nov 18 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Steve Mullings might be banned for life after being found guilty of using the banned substance furosemide. Mullings' urine sample was found positive ... Read more...

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Watson endorses life-ban for corrupt cricketers


November 4th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 4 (IANS) Australian vice captain Shane Watson feels cricketers found guilty of corruption should be banned for life.Watson's comments come in the wake of a landmark judgement by ... Read more...

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Hammam turns to Arbitration Court after FIFA rejects appeal


September 16th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 16, (IANS/CMC) The fall-out from the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) cash-for-votes scandal seems set to continue after football's world governing body, FIFA, on Thursday rejected former executive committee member ... Read more...

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UN sees no military solution to Libya conflict


August 12th, 2011 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) There can be no military solution to the Libyan crisis, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said."The secretary general calls on all parties ... Read more...

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FIFA scandal: Caribbean members given 48 hours to reply or face sanctions


July 27th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 27 (IANS/CMC) Regional football bosses have been given 48 hours to comply with FIFA enquiries into the controversial Caribbean Football Union (CFU) meeting in Trinidad and Tobago two ... Read more...

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Jack Warner warns of more fallout from FIFA bribery scandal


July 26th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 26 (IANS/CMC) Former FIFA strongman Austin "Jack" Warner has warned of more fallout from the cash-for-votes scandal which has engulfed the international football fraternity and left a ... Read more...

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Caribbean to come under FIFA microscope


July 25th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS/CMC) Some Caribbean football administrators could soon find themselves under FIFA's scrutiny after the world governing body said Saturday it would continue to probe a meeting in ... Read more...

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ICC cannot intervene on Sutherland’s comments, Pakistan told


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 2 (IANS) In what is seen as a setback to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), sources say the International Cricket Council (ICC) has refused to intervene in the ... Read more...

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PCB to raise Sutherland issue at ICC annual meeting


May 1st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 1 (IANS) Irked by a lack of response from the International Cricket Council (ICC) over its complaint against Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland, the Pakistan Cricket ... Read more...

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Imprisoned Iranian journalist wins UN press freedom prize


April 8th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 8 (IANS/AKI) An Iranian journalist and civil rights campaigner who has been in jail since his country's disputed presidential elections in mid-2009 has won a top UN ... Read more...

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Autism demands world’s collective attention: UN chief


April 7th, 2011 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said autism demands the collective attention of the international community.The statement came as Ban addressed a UN panel discussion on ... Read more...

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Gilchrist asks ICC to act tough against match-fixers or cricket will be dead


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 4 (ANI): Australian legend Adam Gilchrist has said that match-fixing is the biggest issue confronting cricket, and has asked the International Cricket Council to show more leadership on fixing the ... Read more...

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PCB sends clarification to ICC on ‘Aamir playing despite suspension’ issue


January 29th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 28(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has completed its investigation into reports that pacer Mohammad Aamir, who is currently under ICC suspension over spot-fixing claims, had bowled in a domestic ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court sends notice to PCB for early hearing of Shoaib’s appeal


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 23(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received a legal notice in response to an application by fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar in the Lahore High Court, seeking an early ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing verdict on Pak cricketers would not affect World Cup: ICC chief


January 15th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15(ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) chief Haroon Lorgat has played down suggestions that a verdict on the spot-fixing allegations against three Pakistan players would cast a shadow over next month's ... Read more...

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Pak spot-fixing trial likely to conclude in Doha today


January 11th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Jan 11(ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt, and fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif, who were involved in a spot-fixing scandal, are likely to discover their fates today, when ... Read more...

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Suspended Pak cricketers Butt, Amir desperate to play again


January 5th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Jan 5(ANI): Suspended Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir have voiced confidence that they will play again for their country ahead of the make-or-break International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption tribunal ... Read more...

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Pakistan parliament to probe spot-fixing allegations


September 27th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan's parliamentarians will begin their own probe into 'spot-fixing' allegations against some of the country's leading cricketers from next week. Iqbal Muhammad Ali, chairman of the National Assembly's standing ... Read more...

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B-samples of swimmers, athletes also positive


September 8th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The B-samples of two swimmers and two athletes, who were tested positive for banned substance methylhexanamine, have also returned positive. Swimmers Richa Mishra and Jyotsna Pansari and shot-putter ... Read more...

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Butt, Akmal asked to hand over their mobile records


September 7th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Kamran Akmal to hand over their mobile-phone-records during the Asia Cup as the two are ... Read more...

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More ‘rotten eggs’ in Pak cricket, says Mohammad Zahid


September 6th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 6(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Zahid feels that there are more corrupt Pakistani players who need to be investigated by the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU)."There ... Read more...

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Spot fixing case: Strauss, Collingwood comfortable with Pak players out of tour party


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.3 (ANI): England Players' Union chief Angus Porter has revealed that captain Andrew Strauss, Twenty20 skipper Paul Collingwood and the rest of the squad were desperate to see that the three ... Read more...

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ICC charges three Pakistan players under Anti-Corruption Code


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai/London, Sep.3 (ANI): The International Cricket Council has charged three Pakistan players with various offences under Article 2 of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code for Players and Player Support Personnel relating to alleged ... Read more...

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Three tainted Pakistani cricketers suspended by ICC


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) The three Pakistani cricketers, who are at the centre of an alleged betting scam, were provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday night after being charged ... Read more...

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Warne calls for life ban on tainted Pak players


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 2(ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has said that the Pakistani players, including captain Salman Butt, should face a life ban if found guilty of being involved in the Lord's ... Read more...

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Strauss wants life ban for players involved in match fixing


August 30th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss wants life ban for any player found guilty of match-fixing, after allegations surfaced that Pakistani players were involved in 'spot fixing' during the Lord's ... Read more...

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Verma re-elected BAI chief


June 13th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) As expected, V.K. Verma was unanimously re-elected president of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) for a fourth term of four years at its annual general meeting here ... Read more...

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