Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
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."

PM Modi and the President of Vladimir Putin moving for media statement
PM Modi and the President of Vladimir Putin witnessing laying of Foundation Concrete
PM Modi and President of Vladimir Putin witnessing the exchange of agreements
PM Modi with the President of Mr. Vladimir Putin
PM Modi meeting the President of Mr. Vladimir Putin

Venezuela's Maduro vows 40% pay hike to soothe unrest
October 28, 2016 at 4:23 AM

Superstar ally Michelle Obama hits trail with Clinton
October 28, 2016 at 4:06 AM

All the Hollywood news
October 28, 2016 at 3:53 AM

Amazon disappoints, Alphabet beats
October 28, 2016 at 3:13 AM

7 Amazing Bhagavad Gita Quotes
October 28, 2016 at 3:00 AM

Apple revamps MacBook Pro
October 28, 2016 at 2:43 AM

View More Videos
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




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