Sunday, November 23, 2014   

2 Asian businessmen convicted of match-fixing
(06-17 19:00)

Two Asian businessmen have been convicted of plotting to fix matches in the lower reaches of English football.
A Birmingham Crown Court jury deliberated for more than 12 hours before finding Chann Sankaran and Krishna Ganeshan guilty on Tuesday of conspiracy to commit bribery. Both men are originally from Singapore.
The jurors cleared a former player, Hakeem Adelakun, of the same charge. The jury was still considering verdicts for two other players, Moses Swaibu and Michael Boateng.
The three played for Brighton-based Whitehawk in the non-league Conference South division, the sixth tier of English football. They were arrested in December following an undercover operation by Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper.
Sankaran and Ganeshan were described as central figures in efforts to fix matches in League Two and the Conference South divisions. --AP   
Other Sports breaking news:
(Football) Sturridge breaks down again with new thigh injury (11-21 18:31)
Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs KC (11-21 17:34)
(NBA) Short-handed T-wolves defeat Knicks behind Martin's 37 (11-20 17:06)
(NBA) Hill's tip gives Pacers win over Hornets (11-20 17:05)
(NBA) Boston hands Philadelphia 11th straight loss (11-20 17:03)
(NBA) Durant-less Thunder suffer another loss (11-20 17:02)
(NBA) Nowitzki hits key trey to lift Dallas over Washington (11-20 17:00)
(NBA) Late basket by Bledsoe gives Suns victory over Piston (11-20 16:43)
(NBA) Bryant leads Lakers past Rockets for second straight victory (11-20 16:42)
(NBA) Raptors top depleted Grizzlies (11-20 16:41)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.