Cricket Australia's nomination of former prime minister John Howard to the ICC presidency was always a controversial one. Below is the full coverage of how the nomination and subsequent blocking by six ICC member boards

March 2
News - Howard nominated for ICC presidency
Peter English - The ultimate cricket tragic
News - Asia will be a big challenge for Howard - Murali

March 3
News - Wrong to look at India negatively, says Howard

March 4
Feature - David Frith remembers school-mate John Howard

March 23
News - CA plays down report of Howard snub by NZ

April 21
News - Howard has our backing, say Australasian boards

May 26
News - Howard nomination hits a roadblock

May 27
News - Sri Lanka says no to Howard nomination

May 28
News - Morgan and Pawar back nomination process
News - PCB seek government advice on Howard

May 31
Gideon Haigh - What happened to governance?

June 1
News - Malcolm Speed slams move to block Howard

June 23
Gideon Haigh - The case for Howard
News - Howard has 'constructive' meeting with Chingoka

June 26
News - Howard candidacy, FTP top of agenda at ICC conference

June 28
News - Cricket Australia chases votes for John Howard

June 30
News - Howard fails in ICC vice-president bid
News - Australia, New Zealand angered by Howard rejection
News - CA chairman Jack Clarke wary of India's clout
Sambit Bal - An outcome that could drag cricket to the dark ages
News - Speed slams 'political' boards over Howard

July 1
News - Cricket Australia keep backing John Howard for ICC
News - Howard lost support in last week - Morgan
News - Chingoka justifies Howard's rejection
Gideon Haigh - A grave new low for lowly ICC

July 2
Harsha Bhogle - Have power, will manipulate
What They Said About - 'He could do the job and eat it up for breakfast'
News - New Zealand unsure if Anderson wants ICC role
News - Australia and New Zealand take time over next step
News - No rift within the ICC - Sharad Pawar

July 4
Gideon Haigh - Cricket's fig leaf of democracy
News - 'No one country should dominate' - John Howard

July 5
Sambit Bal - Stop canonising Howard

July 6
Mukul Kesavan - What was Cricket Australia thinking?

July 8
Christian Ryan - Consider Howard's past

July 30
News - Alan Isaac in line for ICC vice-presidency