League Notes: BCB Risks ICC Membership If Election Deviates From ICC Guideline
Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan said that Bangladesh might lose its Int'l Cricket Council membership if the board "does not hold its election according to the ICC's guideline" (PTI, 6/19). ... The Asian Boxing Council (Abco) is against the Int'l Amateur Boxing Association's proposal "to allow professional fighters to join the Olympics." Abco President Pol Gen Kovid Bhakdibhumi said Tuesday that his organization "strongly opposes moves by Aiba to allow professional boxers to take part in the Olympics and adapt some rules that would endanger boxers including fighting without a headguard" (BANGKOK POST, 6/19). ... Muay Thai icon Buakao Porpramuk on Wednesday filed criminal defamation charges against ThaiFight Deputy Managing Dir Nopparat Poottharatanamanee, demanding 10M baht ($325,680) "for a slur on his reputation" (BANGKOK POST, 6/19). ... Former Board of Control for Cricket in India President N. Srinivasan "will attend the ICC annual meeting in London next week." Srinivasan "will represent the BCCI in three sub-committee meetings in the England capital" (THE HINDU, 6/19).