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Tag Archives: Match-fixing

Revamped UEFA anti-match-fixing working group gets down to business!

Revamped working group brings together top anti-match-fixing experts to promote international cooperation and action in the fight against match-fixing. As UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 got under way, UEFA’s revamped European football anti-match-fixing working group held its first meeting in its new composition, uniting key anti-match-fixing stakeholders from sport, government, law …

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99% of the 7,809 matches analysed by LaLiga in the 21-22 season were free of match-fixing!

From 39 reports in the 17-18 season to 13 at the end of June 2022: LaLiga’s reports of possible match-fixing cases have been reduced by a third in the last five years. LaLiga’s Integrity team, with a dozen people dedicated exclusively to stamping out match-fixing in Spanish football, has detected …

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Europol & UEFA hold first international conference on match-fixing in football!

The European Union’s law enforcement agency (Europol) and UEFA have today, April 26 brought key stakeholders together for the first time to identify new ways to investigate and cooperate in cases related to sport corruption and match-fixing. A total of 109 senior officials from law enforcement, judicial authorities and national …

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FIFPRO and UEFA join forces to fight match-fixing!

FIFPRO – the International Federation of Professional Footballers – and UEFA have signed a joint cooperation agreement that recognises the Red Button whistleblowing app as the go-to platform for professional footballers to report possible match-fixing incidents. Launched in Finland almost 10 years ago, Red Button has become a central component …

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UEFA EURO 2020 match-fixing prevention work proves a success!

UEFA’s comprehensive measures against potential match-fixing at UEFA EURO 2020 were based on two main pillars: education and prevention on the one hand, and monitoring and intelligence on the other. Government authorities and the general public are increasingly aware of the risks posed by match-fixing. UEFA EURO 2020 was a …

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FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Kenya’s Zoo FC for involvement in match manipulation!

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has found Kenyan club Zoo FC guilty of having been involved in match manipulation in violation of the FIFA Disciplinary Code (2019 edition). The decision to sanction Zoo FC is related to a series of matches in the Kenyan Premier League deemed to have been manipulated …

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FIFA launches Global Integrity Programme to strengthen fight against match-fixing!

FIFA, in collaboration with the United Nations on Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has today launched the Global Integrity Programme – a comprehensive international programme aimed at providing all 211 member associations with enhanced knowledge and tools to fight and prevent match manipulation. In line with FIFA’s overall vision of making football …

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FIFA & UNODC join forces to encourage football to speak out against match-fixing!

FIFA and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have joined forces yesterday, International Anti-Corruption Day, for a new campaign encouraging football to speak out against match-fixing and to raise awareness about FIFA’s confidential reporting platforms. Against the backdrop of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on …

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AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee bans a player for life!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee has taken tough action on match-manipulation by banning Laos national team player, Thipphonexay Inthavongsa, from taking part in any football related activities for life. He was found to have committed offences under Article 66.1 of the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Code …

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AFC Disciplinary & Ethics Committee bans two Laos players for life!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee has taken tough action on match manipulation by banning two Laos national team players, Khampheng Sayavutthi and Lembo Saysana, from taking part in any football related activities for life. They were found to have committed offences under Article 66.1 of the …

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