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Lalit Modi banned for life by BCCI

New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): The BCCI in its Special General Meeting in Chennai slapped the former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi with a lifetime ban, barring him from holding any position in Indian cricket. Modi was found guilty on eight charges of "indiscipline and misconduct". Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court had dismissed Modi's plea for stay on the BCCI meet. A bench headed by Justice G S Singhvi, before whom the matter was mentioned for urgent hearing, dismissed Modi's plea. Modi had approached the apex court challenging the order of the Delhi high court which had on Tuesday allowed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to hold the meeting. Sep 25, 2013
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Speedster Bolt says may defer 2016 retirement plan

Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt revealed on Thursday that he may not retire in 2016 and is also hoping to compete at next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Bolt was speaking at a book signing for his new autobiography, 'Faster than Lightning', in central London. Duration: 00:51 Sep 19, 2013
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Under 19 Kashmiri women hit the pitch of first ever district cricket tournament

Srinagar, Sep 15 (ANI): Under 19 Kashmiri girls hit the pitch of first ever inter district cricket tournament, an effort by authorities to boost the sport among women of the state. The ongoing tournament garnered an overwhelming response from girls in the state who went through a regular training and practice sessions to perform well in the matches. The matches are held at Government College for Women in Srinagar city. The girls participating in the matches said they are excited about the event as it encourages them to take active part in sports and work hard to strengthen their will power. Sep 15, 2013
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IPL Spot Fixing: S Sreesanth says life ban biggest setback

Kochi/ New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Former Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth on Saturday said he is disappointed with the life ban on him on spot-fixing charges by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila, team mates in the IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals, were arrested in May by Delhi police on suspicion of spot-fixing in the cash-rich Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament. The BCCI immediately suspended the three players and subsequently launched its own investigation. Police charged the three bowlers of taking money to concede a pre-determined number of runs in three different IPL matches. Sep 14, 2013