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Online betting firms gamble on soccer-mad Nigeria

3 months, 24 days ago
LAGOS: Online sports betting is booming in soccer-mad Nigeria largely thanks to payment systems developed by homegrown technology firms that are starting to make online businesses more viable. For years, mobile payments failed to take…

Indian police crack down on IPL betting racket

6 months, 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested three men suspected of placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League (IPL) matches as authorities crack down on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise every year. The trio…

Bangladesh to deport five Indians for betting during BPL

10 months, 29 days ago
DHAKA: Bangladesh police said Monday they would deport five Indians caught betting at a weekend cricket match as authorities crack down on illegal bookmaking in the lucrative domestic league. The men were detained Saturday at Dhaka's…

Wimbledon match in fixing probe

2 years, 12 days ago
LONDON: The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) revealed on Thursday they are investigating whether a match at this year's Wimbledon was fixed. The TIU received an alert regarding one match played at the grass-court Grand Slam in London. Its…

Bookies predict PSL final winner

2 years, 7 months ago
KARACHI: As cricket fans are all set to enjoy the high-voltage final of Pakistan Super League in Dubai today, the bookies, on the other side, have also set out to bring disrepute to the game.

Match-fixing claims rock Australian Open

2 years, 9 months ago
MELBOURNE: A bombshell report alleging widespread match-fixing in tennis rocked the Australian Open as the season's first Grand Slam tournament began under a cloud on Monday.

Panel suspends IPL teams over betting scandal

3 years, 3 months ago
NEW DELHI: Two teams from cricket's Indian Premier League were on Tuesday suspended for two years by a Supreme Court-appointed panel after team officials were found guilty of illegally betting on matches.