Tag Archives: Anurag Thakur

BCCI Anti-Corruption Chief affirms that ‘betting encourages match fixing’

Shabir Hussein Shekhadam Khandwawala, the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) new Chief of the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has taken a strong stance against legalised betting. The new anti-corruption leader’s opinions are in stark contrast to former BCCI ACU head Ajit Singh, who believed that stricter regulations of India’s betting industry would assist with controlling and combating corruption …

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India to review new sports ethics & integrity bill

India’s Lower House has cleared the passage for the ‘National Sports Ethics Commission Bill’ to be reviewed by the Delhi ‘Sansad’ Parliament. The sports bill has been developed by former India BCCI cricket Chairman and BJP (India Peoples Party) MP Anurag Thakur, who first tabled the bill in 2016, seeking a stronger ethical code for Indian professional sports. Thakur and …

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