Special panel reduces ex-Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful's ban by three years
Special panel reduces ex-Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful's ban by three years

A special appeal panel has reduced former Bangladesh cricket team captain Mohammad Ashraful's lengthy ban by three years allowing the batsman to return to competitive cricket as early as August 2016.

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns charged with perjury
Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns charged with perjury

Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns was charged in a north London police station on Thursday with perverting the course of justice.

Match-fixing claim hits men's football at Asian Games 2014
Match-fixing claim hits men's football at Asian Games 2014

Match-fixing suspicions hit the Asian Games men's football competition on Thursday after a betting analysis company said there were strong indications of manipulation.

Asian Games: Match-fixing claim hits men`s football
Asian Games: Match-fixing claim hits men`s football

Match-fixing suspicions hit the Asian Games men`s football competition on Thursday after a betting analysis company said there were strong indications of manipulation.

Brendon McCullum - Key witness to Cairns perjury trial?
Brendon McCullum - Key witness to Cairns perjury trial?

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum may be a potential witness in the Chris Cairns perjury trial, according to reports. He was involved in a legal row to keep confidential material out of the public domain.

Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations
Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations

New Zealand cricketing great Chris Cairns said Friday that British police were set to charge him with perjury over match-fixing allegations and vowed to clear his name.

Cricketers warned against 'honey traps' during ICC World Cup 2015
Cricketers warned against 'honey traps' during ICC World Cup 2015

With cricket's biggest extravaganza, the ICC Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be played in Australia and New Zealand next year, a potential threat has been unearthed by the Kiwi police.

IOC, Interpol cooperate to fight match-fixing
IOC, Interpol cooperate to fight match-fixing

Olympic officials are increasing their collaboration with Interpol to combat match-fixing and illegal betting. International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach met on Tuesday with Ronald Noble, secretary general of the international police agency.

Taiwan match-fixing baseball players avoid jail

Several former Taiwanese professional baseball players convicted of match-fixing are expected to avoid prison terms by paying fines, after a controversial ruling on one of Taiwan`s worst sport scandals.

Banned cricketers Malik, Amir back prison terms for match-fixers

Pakistan`s banned cricketers, Salim Malik and Mohammad Amir have backed moves by New Zealand`s government to enforce prison sentences for players found guilty of spot or match fixing.

New Zealand to impose lengthy jail terms for match-fixing

New Zealand is to slap a seven-year jail term on anyone caught match-fixing under a new law due to take effect before it hosts the Cricket World Cup and Under-20 FIFA World Cup next year.

AFC throws the booklet at match-fixing in Asia

A pamphlet highlighting the `3Rs` - recognise, reject and report - is the latest tool to be distributed by the Asian Football Confederation as part of its ongoing fight against match-fixing in the region.

CONCACAF steps up fight against match-fixing

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association (CONCACAF) says it is stepping up its fight against match-fixing across the region, and is taking a number of steps to protect the integrity of the game.

Match-fixer Vincent tells of bat attack fears

Disgraced former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent said Thursday his match-fixing boss threatened him with a cricket bat after an attempt to rig a game backfired, costing crooked bookies a fortune.

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.

Former Kiwi batsman Lou Vincent receives life ban for match-fixing

Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent has received a life ban from cricket by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Stuart Broad wants life ban for all fixers

England all-rounder Stuart Broad called for all those found guilty of match-fixing to be given the same lifetime ban as handed down to former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent on Tuesday.

Cameroon FA to probe match-fixing claim

Cameroon football chiefs said they are determined to root out the seven players they termed as `bad apples` implicated in an alleged matchfixing scandal over their World Cup group game with Croatia.

N Srinivasan expected to be anointed new ICC chairman

Suspended Indian cricket chief Narayanaswami Srinivasan is reportedly expected to be anointed as the new International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman at this week`s annual conference in Melbourne.

Probe exposes World Cup match-fix mess: Report

An confidential FIFA report raises concerns about World Cup match-fixing vulnerabilities just 12 days before the global football showdown kicks off in Brazil, the New York Times reported Saturday.