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  • Arrest warrant for Wasim Akram

    A local court in Karachi on Tuesday issued arrest warrants against former star cricketer Wasim Akram, after he failed to appear before the court during last 31 hearings of a case, it has been learnt.

  • Gavaskar wants Ganguly as BCCI boss

    Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has pitched for another former skipper Sourav Ganguly to take over as the head of Indian cricket board after the Supreme Court sacked Anurag Thakur as President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Secretary Ajay Shirke.

  • Indian court orders dismissal of BCCI chief

    India's Supreme Court ordered the dismissal Monday of Anurag Thakur as president of the country's powerful cricket board over the failure to enact recommended reforms.

  • Chelsea broke no rules in handling abuse allegations

    Chelsea did not break Premier League rules in failing to report allegations of historical sex abuse made by their former player Gary Johnson in 2014, a statement from English soccer's top division said.

  • Argentine firm agrees to $112.8 mn settlement

    Argentine sports marketing company Torneos y Competencias S.A. agreed Tuesday to pay $112.8 million to settle charges in the United States stemming from a massive FIFA corruption scandal, authorities said.

  • C'Ron declared 20m euros in Swiss banks

    Cristiano Ronaldo declared income of over 225 million euros in 2015, including 20 million euros held in 22 Swiss bank accounts, a Spanish newspaper reported Sunday as the Real Madrid star battles accusations of tax evasion.

  • Ronaldo publishes details of 225m-euro income

    Cristiano Ronaldo published his financial records on Thursday which showed the Real Madrid star declared income of more than 225 million euros in 2015 as he battled accusations of tax evasion.

  • ‘Corruption case a complication for Neymar’

    A Spanish corruption case surrounding Neymar's transfer from Santos to Barcelona in 2013 is certain to influence the Brazil forward's form, national team coach Tite said on Monday.

  • ICC hits out at du Plessis ball-tampering appeal

    The International Cricket Council voiced disappointment after South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis said he will appeal his conviction for ball-tampering.

  • Milan official wants clarity on AC Milan's Chinese owners

    An anti-Mafia official at Milan's city council called on Wednesday for the Chinese buyers of soccer club AC Milan to reveal their identities, saying town hall would notify anti-money laundering authorities if there was not full disclosure.

  • Brazil authorizes Irish Olympic chief's release on bail

    A Brazilian judge ruled that Irish Olympic Committee (IOC) president Patrick Hickey, awaiting trial over an alleged ticketing scam, could be released on bail and leave the country.

  • ICC anti-corruption unit seeks to monitor players' messages

    Cricketers suspected of corruption could be forced to hand over their mobile phones under new plans to curb match-fixing, head of the game's anti-corruption unit has said.

  • WADA suspends Doha anti-doping laboratory

    Doha's anti-doping laboratory has had its accreditation suspended for four months after it failed to comply with international standards, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says in a statement.

  • Malaysia calls for proof after match-fixing claim

    Malaysian football authorities on Wednesday called on a former FIFA official to provide evidence after he claimed the country had become the hub for match-fixing in Southeast Asia.

  • Ind threaten to cancel Eng Test in funds row

    India's cricket board threatened Tuesday to cancel the first Test against England, less than 24 hours before it was due to begin, unless judges end a freeze on its bank accounts.

  • Neymar nears trial over transfer corruption case

    The prospect of Barcelona superstar Neymar standing trial moved closer Monday as a Madrid judge accepted an appeal by prosecutors for corruption charges to be brought against the Brazilian, a court filing said.

  • Angered family walks out on final day of Hughes inquest

    The family of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes walked out of an inquest into his death after a submission from the lawyer for Cricket Australia that the coroner should not rule on claims the batsman been subject to threatening language.

  • BCCI threatens to call off NZ series, Lodha clarifies

    With the BCCI threatening to call off the ongoing series between India and New Zealand, the Justice R M Lodha led panel today clarifies that they didn't direct the banks to freeze the accounts of the Board.

  • Gascoigne pleads guilty

    Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne pleaded guilty to a racially aggravated public order offence on Monday following a

  • Rio Olympics: Ramos, Chen disqualified for doping

    Brazilian cyclist Kleber Ramos and Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi are disqualified from the Olympic Games for having failed doping tests, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) says.

  • IOC to have final say on Russian athletes

    A three-member International Olympic Committee (IOC) panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games, reviewing all decisions taken by the international federations, the IOC said on Saturday.

  • WADA 'disappointed' by IOC decision on Russia

    The International Olympic Committee's decision to reject calls to ban all Russian competitors from the Rio Olympics could lead to "lesser protection for clean athletes," the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) says..

  • Russia expects to avoid full ban

    Russia insist it expects to avoid a blanket ban from the IOC on its competitors at the Rio Olympics despite its track and field squad losing an appeal over a suspension for state-sponsored doping.

  • Sports court rejects Russian appeal

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it had rejected Russia's appeal against the exclusion of its track and field athletes from the Rio Games starting on August 5.

  • Sharapova out of Olympics

    A Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on the two-year doping ban for Maria Sharapova has been put back two months to September, the court said Monday, ruling the tennis superstar out of the Rio Olympics.

  • Pistorius jailed for 6 years for murdering Reeva

    South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home three years ago.

  • Sharapova goes to Harvard

    Maria Sharapova plans to make good use of the time on her hands thanks to a two-year doping ban from tennis.

  • Misbah backs Amir to come good

    Mohammad Amir can still become the best bowler in the world despite serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's Test captain, opined on Monday (June 27).

  • Sharapova lawyer blasts WADA chief

    Maria Sharapova's attorney John Haggerty hit out at World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) head Craig Reedie for comments he made about the Russian tennis star's earnings.

  • Korean basketball player ‘not Korean’

    An American female basketball player uses forged birth documents to falsely claim she had South Korean ancestry, prosecutors have claimed.

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