Banned players must be allowed to make a comeback: Salman Butt
Banned players must be allowed to make a comeback: Salman Butt

Pakistan's banned former captain Salman Butt has said that those players who have been banned for spot fixing, have a right to try and make a comeback to international cricket once they complete their suspension period.

UP: 9 policemen suspended for dereliction of duty

Nine policemen have been suspended on charges of dereliction of duty, a senior officer said here.

Sydney Sixers' Moises Henriques suspended for a BBL match
Sydney Sixers' Moises Henriques suspended for a BBL match

Sydney Sixers captain Moises Henriques was Friday handed a one-match suspension after being penalised for his side's slow over rate in Wednesday's KFC T20 Big Bash League (BBL) final against Perth Scorchers.

George Bailey in doubt for next ODI, Steven Smith likely to lead Australia
George Bailey in doubt for next ODI, Steven Smith likely to lead Australia

Steven Smith is likely to captain Australia in the next ODI of the tri-series against England in Hobart on Friday as George Bailey faces a possible suspension from the ICC due to his side's slow over-rate in the four-wicket win over India at the MCG, here on Sunday.

Laisram Sarita Devi suspension: Delhi High Court seeks responses of IOA, Boxing India
Laisram Sarita Devi suspension: Delhi High Court seeks responses of IOA, Boxing India

Delhi High Court has sought the response of Boxing India, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and boxer Laisram Sarita Devi on a plea challenging her suspension by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

IAAF probe claims Elena Lashmanova competed while banned
IAAF probe claims Elena Lashmanova competed while banned

Athletics` world governing body the IAAF confirmed Thursday they are probing claims that Russia`s Olympic 20km walk champion Elena Lashmanova took part in a race despite being on a two-year doping ban.

St Stephen's revokes suspension of admin officer

New Delhi: St Stephen's College has revoked the suspension of an administrative officer after acting against him last week for alleged misconduct even as his plea challenging the order is pending before the Delhi High Court.

Cong leader Hanumantha Rao suspended from Rajya Sabha for one day

Senior Congress leader Hanumantha Rao got suspended from the Rajya Sabha by Chairman Hamid Ansari for one day under Rule 255.

FIH suspends 2 Pakistani hockey players for indecent behaviour
FIH suspends 2 Pakistani hockey players for indecent behaviour

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Sunday suspended two Pakistani players Amjad Ali and Mohammad Tousiq from playing in the Champions Trophy final after they were found guilty of making obscene gestures towards spectators following their semi-final win against India.

LA Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony domestic violence
LA Kings' Slava Voynov charged with felony domestic violence

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence for allegedly attacking his wife at their Southern California home last month, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Charlotte Hornets` Jeff Taylor suspended 24 games
Charlotte Hornets` Jeff Taylor suspended 24 games

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was slapped with a 24-game suspension by the NBA on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a domestic violence charge.

Two-year doping ban for Tajik defender Khurshed Beknazarov
Two-year doping ban for Tajik defender Khurshed Beknazarov

Tajikistan defender Khurshed Beknazarov was slapped with a two-year suspension for doping violations on Thursday after he tested positive during the Asian Games.

Ray Rice appeal hearing wraps up

Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice faces a nervous wait to learn if his appeal against suspension for domestic violence has been successful after a two-day closed doors hearing wrapped up on Thursday.

Wayne Rooney gets Manchester derby all-clear from Louis van Gaal
Wayne Rooney gets Manchester derby all-clear from Louis van Gaal

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been passed fit for the Manchester derby on Sunday, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday.

Ban on Antonio Habas reduced to 2 games; no change on Robert Pires, Fikru Lemessa
Ban on Antonio Habas reduced to 2 games; no change on Robert Pires, Fikru Lemessa

All India Football Federation on Friday reduced the four-match suspension handed on Atletico de Kolkata head coach Antonio Lopez Habas to two games after an appeal hearing pertaining to the breach of disciplinary code during the ongoing Indian Super League.

BCCI's disciplinary hearing on RCA suspension postponed again
BCCI's disciplinary hearing on RCA suspension postponed again

It seems there is no taker for Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) directives, at least in Rajasthan. The much maligned BCCI-Lalit Modi feud, which has consumed a sizeable portion of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), witnessed another installment of obscure politics on Saturday when the all power-full cricket board's call for a disciplinary committee meeting was proved a non-starter.

Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta
Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta

Slamming AIBA's decision to not only hand provisional suspension to boxer Laishram Sarita Devi but also India's Asiad chef-de-mission Adille J. Sumariwalla, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajeev Mehta has said that the move is an insult to the nation.

Sarbananda Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Laishram Sarita
Sarbananda Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Laishram Sarita

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer.

Davis Cup: Somdev Devvarman records heroic win but India hopes hanging by thread
Davis Cup: Somdev Devvarman records heroic win but India hopes hanging by thread

Somdev Devvarman fought like a true warrior to lock the tie with his stunning victory in the fourth rubber while Yuki Bhambri was locked in an engrossing battle in the decider, halted by rain mid-way, as India's hopes were still hanging by thread in the David Cup World Group play-off tie against Serbia, here Sunday.

PCB waits on ICC anti-corruption code to get Muhammad Aamir back

Pakistan Cricket Board is waiting anxiously for the ratification of new anti-corruption code of International Cricket Council in October to start a fresh move to get banned pacer Muhammad Aamir back into the sport.