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Probe into umpire cricket-fixing allegations

Updated: October 9, 2012, 10:22 AM ET
Associated Press

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By STEVE DOUGLAS

AP Sports Writer

LONDON -- The International Cricket Council has launched an "urgent investigation" following allegations by an Indian television station that several umpires were willing to fix matches for money.

India TV on Monday broadcast footage of a sting operation, undertaken by undercover reporters in July, August and September, that purportedly exposes six international-level umpires from Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The ICC ...

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