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ICC clears Avishka Gunawardene of corruption charges

ICC Photo DUBAI: An independent anti-corruption tribunal of the ICC on Monday cleared former Sri Lanka player Avishka Gunawardene of corruption charges, allowing him to resume participation in cricket-related activities with immediate effect. Gunawardene was facing two charges under the Emirates Cricket Board’s Anti-Corruption Code.The tribunal upheld one charge (2.4.6) ...

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Myanmar’s ousted leader Suu Kyi faces new corruption charges

YANGON – Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be hit with fresh corruption charges from the country’s military junta, a decision slammed by her lawyer as “groundless and illogical” on Thursday. The new military regime has already issues several criminal charges against the Nobel laureate since she was ...

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Umar Akmal ban reduced from 36 months to 18 months

BIRMINGHAM: Former Pakistan Supreme Court Judge announced to reduce the ban on Pakistan’s cricket player Umar Akmal from three years to one and a half years. Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar as an independent adjudicator announced his order on Umar Akmal’s appeal and said, “The self-incriminatory admission by the appellant ...

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Netanyahu to form new government despite corruption charges

REUTERS / Ronen Zvulun HAIFA: Israel’s highest court gave Benjamin Netanyahu the green light to form a new government under a power-sharing deal struck with the Blue and White party, even as he faces trial for a number of serious corruption charges. The court’s unanimous decision, handed down by 11 ...

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Pakistan cricket greats back Umar Akmal ban

LAHORE: Pakistan cricket legends Zaheer Abbas and Javed Miandad have backed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s decision to ban middle-order batsman Umar Akmal for the period of three years over corruption charges. The 29-year-old was banned for breaching Article 2.4.4 of the (PCB)’s Anti-Corruption code. He had failed to disclose corrupt ...

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PCB bans Umar Akmal for 3 years on corruption charges

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday banned test cricketer Umar Akmal for three years from all forms of cricket on corruption charges. “Umar Akmal is handed over three-year ban from all cricket by Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel Mr Justice (retd) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan,” said a spokesman for the PCB here. The ...

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UAE cricket captain charged with corruptio

DUBAI: United Arab Emirates captain Mohammed Naveed was charged with corruption ahead of the World Twenty 20 qualifiers and admitted: “I have let everybody down”. Naveed was one of three UAE cricketers charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Batsman Shaiman Anwar and right-arm pace bowler Qadeer Ahmed have also ...

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Three Hong Kong cricketers face ICC corruption charges

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Monday it had charged three Hong Kong players, including one who has already served a 30-month ban, with 19 counts of 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 ...

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Israeli police recommend corruption charges against Netanyahu

JERUSALEM: Israeli police recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases, dealing an embarrassing blow to the embattled prime minister that is likely to fuel calls for him to resign. Netanyahu angrily rejected the accusations, which included accepting nearly $300,000 in ...

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