Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Home :: World

World No.7 snooker player suspended

United Kingdom,Sports, Sat, 13 Oct 2012 IANS

London, Oct 13 (IANS) Snooker's world governing body has suspended World No.7 Stephen Lee following an investigation into suspicious betting patterns in one of his Premier League matches.

The Englishman lost to John HIggins 4-2 Thursday after he took a 2-1 lead at the beginning, Xinhua reports.

Lee, 38, was already the subject of an investigation by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) who were looking into match-fixing allegations of 2010. But English prosecutors said earlier this month that there will be no criminal proceedings for the 2010 allegations.

"The WPBSA have concluded that it would not be appropriate for Stephen Lee to continue to compete on the world snooker tour whilst these investigations are undertaken," said a statement Friday.

"Therefore WPBSA chairman Jason Ferguson has taken the decision to suspend Stephen from competition whilst this enquiry is ongoing.

"Subject to his right to appeal, this suspension will remain in place until either the conclusion of the investigation or any resultant hearings."


LATEST IMAGES
PM Modi addressing Sri Ramakrishna Vachanamrita Satram at Tiruvalla
CEO of Microsoft calls on the Prime Minister Modi
US Congressional Delegation calls on the Prime Minister Modi
President of India at the inauguration of the 90th Anniversary of Shri Ram College of Commerce
Winner Indian Team of T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind 2017
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image
 
 

Comments:


 

OTHER TOP STORIES


Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.