Franchise-based sports require stringent laws to weed out match-fixing-related issues and foster economic growth
This surge in City-based leagues should be a terrific boost for sports in India, except that all these televised sports and events are taking place when there is little or no law to regulate betting and match-fixing.
Ravichandran Ashwin engages in war of words with Herschelle Gibbs, gets dressing down from Twitterati
Ashwin, for all his guile with ball and bat, wasn't exactly known to be the fittest player to have ever set his foot on the cricket field. So understandably, Gibbs' tweet would not have gone down well with the ace spinner, and it didn't.
Betting is illegal in Bangladesh, but the alleged offenders - 10 of whom were Indian nationals - used their mobile phones to place live bets before scores were broadcast on television and online.
Former England all-rounder Chris Lewis drops match-fixing hint, reveals he was approached by Indian bookies
Lewis, however, seemed defensive and he did not part with a lot of information beyond alluding to an Indian connection to the match-fixing mess that he found himself in two decades ago.
Interview with Dawood Ibrahim calls Pakistan's bluff, establishes gangster's location in Clifton, Karachi
“This is Dawood Ibrahim’s voice,” says retired IPS officer Neeraj Kumar told Firstpost, identifying the voice captured during the conversation with Manoj Gupta of CNN-News18.
Three persons were arrested in Odisha's Keonjhar district for their alleged involvement in betting during the Indian Premier League(IPL)'s final match.
Police arrested three bookies over betting charges from a hotel in Kanpur, which had hosted the Delhi Daredevils-Gujarat Lions teams during their IPL clash.
Former Dutch star Patrick Kluivert, currently director of football at French club Paris Saint-German, owed up to one million euros to a criminal gang after racking up debts betting on football, a Dutch newspaper said Sunday.
Betting on archery in Shillong, Meghalaya, is serious business
Akhtar also claimed to have warned fixing convict Mohammad Amir back in 2010 to avoid meeting people who could lure players to match-fixing.
Gambling is illegal in Bangladesh, whose cricket authorities had thrown out four Indian nationals last year for suspected involvement in gambling during a Twenty20 tournament.
In an attempt to champion the cause of gaming, the AIGF (All India Gaming Federation) is working with state governments and authorities to introduce 26 percent FDI in the segment and legalise gaming related activities.
Football and a flutter go hand-in-hand in Vietnam making Euro 2016 a golden opportunity for fans to enjoy two national obsessions, even for those who have already bet their houses on the beautiful game -- and lost.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today told the Supreme Court that betting in cricket matches can be legalised only if a central law is enacted in this regard.
ustice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal, who has headed the IPL spot-fixing and betting probe, today called for betting in cricket to be made legalised in the country.
Tennis under the scanner again: Two umpires banned for gambling, but ITF kept it secret, reveals report
The banned umpires took money to manipulate live scores during tennis matches, according to a report in Guardian
The Supreme Court on Friday left it to a panel headed by former Chief Justice of India R M Lodha to consider the feasibility of opening and looking into the sealed envelope submitted by Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee containing names of some players allegedly involved in IPL spot-fixing.
The IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal prompted the government to push for introduction of Sports Fraud Bill in the Parliament in the ongoing monsoon session, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Thursday.