Asian Cup: Iran want life ban for Aussie referee Ben Williams
Asian Cup: Iran want life ban for Aussie referee Ben Williams

A top Iranian official on Sunday called for a life ban for Australian referee Ben Williams after a bungling display in their tempestuous Asian Cup quarter-final loss to Iraq.

I shall return: Sreesanth
I shall return: Sreesanth

Former India fast bowler S. Sreesanth, who is currently facing trial for spot fixing in a Delhi court, is certain that he will return to full-fledged cricket.

Laishram Sarita Devi matter lands in OCA doorsteps
Laishram Sarita Devi matter lands in OCA doorsteps

The organising committee of Asian Games on Thursday said that Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal during the ceremony was "regretful and against the spirit of sportsmanship" and the matter has now landed in the doorsteps of Olympic Council of Asia.

Paralympic Committee of India contemplates life ban on para-athlete Sachin Choudhary

Even as confusion prevailed over how para-athlete Sachin Choudhary came here as a part of the Indian Commonwealth Games contingent without dope clearance, the Paralympic Committee of India was contemplating a life ban on the powerlifter.

Stuart Broad suggests life ban on match fixers

England all-rounder Stuart Broad has said that all match fixers should be banned for life, while former Indian all-rounder Ravi Shastri has said spending seven to eight years in jail would be a more acceptable deterrent.

Kaneria`s life ban upheld by London High Court

In another jolt to Danish Kaneria`s chances of returning to professional cricket, the London High Court dismissed the Pakistan leg-spinner`s appeals against his life ban from the sport here today.

Latif backs Malik in bid to lift life ban

Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif Thursday backed former team-mate Salim Malik in his bid to overturn a life ban imposed 14 years ago for match-fixing.

`Heartbroken` Kaneria slams ECB for `taking away bread and butter` with life ban

Former Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria has reportedly slammed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for banning him for life in 2012 after he allegedly introducing then Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield to illegal bookmakers.

Olympic champion Adams expected life ban for Ostapchuk

Olympic shotput champion Valerie Adams had expected her former rival Nadzeya Ostapchuk to get a life ban for doping offences that saw her stripped of the London Olympics and 2005 world championships gold medals, the New Zealander`s manager has said.

Kaneria submits 28,000 pounds to get appeal hearing on ban

Pakistan`s banned test leg-spinner, Danish Kaneria has submitted a sum of 28,000 pounds with a commercial high court in London in order to get his appeal against the life ban heard on April 11th.

Armstrong case ``done and dusted`` says WADA chief

Only American anti-doping authorities can lift Lance Armstrong`s life ban from cycling and any review of his case would require powerful reasons, World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey said on Tuesday, adding that he felt the issue was "done and dusted".

Life ban recommended on Jwala Gutta for IBL row

In a surprise decision, the Badminton Association of India`s disciplinary committee has recommended a life ban on top Indian doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta for trying to stop some players of her franchise Krrish Delhi Smashers from playing a match against Banga Beats in the IBL.

BCCI summons Ajit Chandila, may face life ban

The BCCI has summoned tainted Rajasthan Royals player Ajit Chandila, currently out on bail, to decide the future course of action on his career.

Sreesanth misses ticket to South Africa with life ban

He might be controversial, he might be aggressive. But When Sreesanth bowls, you can see the effort he puts into every delivery.

Sreesanth vows to overcome crisis, stage comeback

Describing the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI as the biggest setback in his life, disgraced India pacer S Sreesanth on Saturday maintained he had not done any wrong and would prove his innocence in the spot-fixing scandal.

Mohamed bin Hammam resigns from FIFA, gets lifetime soccer ban

Mohamed bin Hammam has reportedly resigned from all football-related positions and is now banned for life, soccer world’s governing body FIFA has confirmed.

Chappell asks for life ban on players involved in fixing

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels administrators have not done enough to frighten off the "crooks" in cricket and the corruption in the sport can end only if life bans are imposed on guilty players.

Bin Hammam loses appeal against life ban

Former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam lost his appeal against a life ban for corruption, soccer`s world governing body said on Thursday.

Salim Malik wants his life ban lifted

Former captain Salim Malik wants the Pakistan Cricket Board and International Cricket Council to officially remove the life ban on him that was imposed in 2000 for his alleged involvement in match fixing.

PCB lifts ban on Rana Naved ul Hasan

Pakistan Cricket Board lifted a one-year ban imposed on Rana Naved ul Hasan, paving the way for his return to the national team.