CoA head Vinod Rai wrote an e-mail to ACU head Neeraj Kumar, asking him to investigate these charges and submit a report within a week. Jahan has alleged that Shami had accepted money from a Pakistani girl after being convinced by one England-based “Mohammad Bhai”.
Russian Daria Kasatkina, who has beaten all four reigning Grand Slam champions in the past year, upset world No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 7-5 at the WTA Indian Wells event on Tuesday.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had asked its Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) to “look into the Shami issue” after his wife Hasin Jahan had levelled match fixing allegations against him.
World number one Simona Halep breezed through her WTA Indian Wells fourth round match on Tuesday with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over China’s Wang Qiang.
Juan Martin Del Potro continued his dominance over David Ferrer to book a spot in the Indian Wells fourth round as second seed Marin Cilic suffered a shock loss.
In a significant development, the ministry has advised the IOA and NSFs that henceforth all the “grant-in aid/funds/payments to their affiliated units, vendors, service providers etc. for the purpose of organising tournaments/events shall be preferably done by electronic transfer directly into the account of the beneficiary”.
The 2015 champions Chennaiyin FC (CFC) thrashed FC Goa 3-0 on the night and 4-1 on aggregate to set up the ISL-4 summit clash with Bengaluru FC.
As the All England Championship saunters into its 108th year, the Indian contingent led by PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth is eager to replicate the feats of the legendary Prakash Padukone and Pullela Gopichand.
Unlike his tribesmen, former India wicketkeeper Syed Saba Karim has quietly slipped into the role of GM (cricket operations), BCCI. In an interview with TOI, Karim explains where he would like to see Indian cricket in future.