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Bishop calls for betting ban in Australian sport

A MORATORIUM on betting on sports, including cricket, should be considered as a response to the Australian Crime Commission's "devastating" report on sport in the country, the Bishop of Melbourne, the Rt Revd Philip Huggins, said last Friday. The report identified "widespread use" of illegal drugs, and evidence of links between professional athletes and organised criminal groups, which "may have resulted in match-fixing and the ...

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Sun 14 Sep 14 @ 15:08
Reporter @tswyatt will be in Edinburgh from Wednesday to cover #indyref. Suggestions for things to see or cover to tim@churchtimes.co.uk.

Fri 12 Sep 14 @ 18:38
This year's Cricket Cup final was a nail-biting affair, but @dioceseoflondon claimed victory in the end by 18 runs http://t.co/fPNTlhwkKB