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No Criminal Proceedings Against Sri Lankan Cricket Officials In Sex Bribe Scandal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 28 / 15

Sri Lanka Cricket said that three male officials "have been identified in the sex bribe scandal that rocked Sri Lankan women's cricket but there are no grounds or evidence to justify criminal proceedings against them," according to Amlan Chakraborty of REUTERS. Sri Lanka's sports ministry last week...

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