SNOOKER: Lee appeal adjourned

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STEPHEN Lee's appeal against his 12-year ban from snooker has been adjourned until February 17.

The 39-year-old from Trowbridge was given the suspension last September after being found guilty of seven charges of match-fixing dating back to 2008 and 2009.

Lee continues to maintain his innocence.

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association announced on Friday: "The first part of Stephen Lee's appeal against his conviction for match fixing has been adjourned until Monday 17th February 2014."

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12:20pm Fri 31 Jan 14

beetawix says...

Are you sure the appeal has been adjourned as it has not started yet.

It has been postponed.
Are you sure the appeal has been adjourned as it has not started yet. It has been postponed. beetawix
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12:44pm Fri 31 Jan 14

Blanche Terraine says...

The appeal hearing opened on 30th January. It was adjourned because Lee's legal team objected to the tribunal chairman whom they claimed would not be impartial. It is not clear why they left it so late to make the objection. Therefore the hearing has begun and it has been adjourned, not postponed.
The appeal hearing opened on 30th January. It was adjourned because Lee's legal team objected to the tribunal chairman whom they claimed would not be impartial. It is not clear why they left it so late to make the objection. Therefore the hearing has begun and it has been adjourned, not postponed. Blanche Terraine
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1:16pm Fri 31 Jan 14

beetawix says...

ok thanks.
ok thanks. beetawix
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