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Akila Dananjaya banned from bowling for one year

DUBAI: Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been banned from bowling in international cricket for 12 months due to an illegal bowling action. Dananjaya’s suspension is a result of the ICC’s automatic penalty for bowlers who have twice failed an assessment inside a two-year period. The offspinner can, however, bowl ...

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ICC bans two Hong Kong cricketers for life

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) banned two Hong Kong players, including one who has already served a 30-month ban, from all cricket for life for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code in matches played between 2014 and 2016. Irfan Ahmed, who was banned from all cricket for two-and-a-half years in ...

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All India Film Body banned Mika Singh for performing in Pakistan

BOLLYWOOD: All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) banned singer Mika Singh from the Indian film industry for performing at an event in Karachi, Pakistan. The event in Pakistan was organised by former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf’s close relative. “AICWA takes a stand of boycotting all his association with movie production ...

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Niqab banned in Tunisia government offices

TUNISIA: Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided Friday to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices “for security reasons”, his office said. It said Chahed signed a government circular “banning access to public administrations and institutions to anyone with their face covered… for security reasons”. The ...

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Russia suspends Georgia flights after violent clashes

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned Georgian airlines from flying to Russia amid rising tensions between the two countries. Some 240 people were injured in protests in Georgia. The protests were ignited by the appearance of a Russian MP in the country’s parliament. Mr Putin signed a decree on ...

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Europe’s 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned

PARIS: A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros (£48.7 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters. The United States added Huawei Technologies, the world’s ...

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Ex-head of Brazilian Football Federation banned for Life

BRASILIA: The Independent Ethics Committee of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) imposed on Monday a life-time ban from all football-related activities and an almost $1 million fine for bribery on the former head of the Brazilian Football Association, Jose Maria Marin. “The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics ...

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Prince Harry slams Fortnite

LONDON-GN: Prince Harry has called for Fortnite to be banned. The 34-year-old royal – who is expecting his first child with wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex – has declared the game ‘’so irresponsible’’ because children are growing ‘’addicted’’ to it and parents feel out of their depth. He said: ‘’A ...

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Jayasuriya handed two-year ban under anti-corruption code

DUBAI: Sri Lanka batting great Sanath Jayasuriya has been banned from all cricket for two years after breaching two counts of the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the world governing body said on Tuesday. The ICC said the former captain had refused to cooperate with any investigation conducted by its ...

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