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Tag Archives: Match-fixing

Belgian police ‘detain’ 13 in match-fixing probe

BRUSSELS, June 5, (AFP): Belgian police on Tuesday held 13 people as part of a major international investigation into match-fixing in tennis, barely a month after a report warned of a “tsunami” of corruption in the lower levels of the sport. Officers swooped on 21 addresses in Belgium, while simultaneous …

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Ref beaten as draw sparks match-fix claim – Shin gets nod as new SKorea coach

SHANGHAI, July 4, (Agencies): The Chinese FA launched an investigation into a match where a fourth official was reportedly attacked following a controversial draw that triggered claims of match-fixing. Baoding Rongda were leading 2-1 when the referee awarded visitors Wuhan Zall a penalty during seven minutes of stoppage time at …

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Banned Petersen ‘feared for safety’ – England star Broad pens new Notts deal

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 23, (AFP): Banned former South Africa Test batsman Alviro Petersen said Thursday he hired a bodyguard because he feared for the safety of himself and his family during investigations into cricket match-fixing. In a statement issued by his charitable foundation, Petersen claimed that the plea bargain he reached …

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34 Spaniards detained in tennis match-fixing investigation

MADRID (AP) —  Spanish authorities say they have detained 34 people, including six tennis players, involved tennis match-fixing network that made more than half-a-million dollars in lower-tier tournaments in Spain and Portugal. Police say Operation Futures probed several Futures and Challenger tournaments in Iberia for the past several months. The …

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Match-fixing bombshell rocks Australian Open – Djokovic reportedly offered $200,000 to throw match, Cameron calls for probe 

MELBOURNE, Jan 18, (AFP): A bombshell report alleging widespread corruption in tennis cast a shadow over the start of the Australian Open on Monday as officials vigorously denied suppressing evidence of match-fixing. The BBC and BuzzFeed reported that a “core group” of 16 players who reached the top 50 in …

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