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Football 10 Dec 2020 | 12:20 AM

Four detained over suspected match-fixing in Moldova

CHISINAU (Reuters) - Half of the teams in Moldova's top soccer league have been involved in match fixing and four suspects have already been detained, the European Union law enforcement agency Europol and Moldavian anti-corruption officials said on Wednesday.

Other Sport 26 Apr 2019 | 7:13 AM Premium

Sport-Match-fixing not doping poses greatest risk to sport

TORONTO (Reuters) - Two of the men that put the doping crisis in the global spotlight say the integrity of sport now faces a greater threat from match-fixing than drug cheats.

Tennis 20 Feb 2019 | 11:12 AM Premium

Tennis: ITF's new pathway to help dreamers reach the top

LONDON (Reuters) - Armed with his talent and a racket bag full of hope, Frenchman Evan Furness is one of the dreamers hoping to climb from tennis's lowest rungs up onto the biggest stages of all.

Football 31 Aug 2016 | 9:46 PM Premium

Slovenian UEFA hopeful says he plans to fight corruption

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - The Slovenian candidate to succeed Michel Platini as the president of the UEFA, Aleksander Ceferin, said he plans to clamp down on corruption, doping and match-fixing if he is elected.

Tennis 19 Jan 2016 | 4:01 PM Premium

Education key to preventing match-fixing says Murray

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Young tennis players need to be educated about the implications of match-fixing and the sport needs to be more proactive in talking about the issue, world number two Andy Murray said on Tuesday.

Tennis 19 Jan 2016 | 3:26 AM Premium

Corruption unit battling to stay ahead of the game

LONDON (Reuters) - Professional tennis's anti-corruption unit, accused of failing to pursue allegations of match-fixing by leading past and current players, insists that it has both the ability and the determination to nail miscreants big and small.

Football 17 Dec 2015 | 8:57 PM Premium

Putin says FIFA's Blatter 'a respected person', deserves Nobel prize

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter was "a very respected person" who deserved to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Football 10 Oct 2015 | 9:32 PM Premium

Blatter's ex defends suspended football boss

ZURICH (Reuters) - Sepp Blatter's ex-wife has defended the powerful football boss who was suspended as FIFA president this week amid a corruption probe.

Football 09 Jul 2015 | 8:32 AM Premium

Suspended FIFA official Webb was director of Warner's company

MIAMI (Reuters) - Suspended CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb was a director 10 years ago of a Cayman Islands company controlled by Jack Warner, the former head of the Americas regional soccer body who is facing U.S. corruption charges, a court document shows.

Football 06 Jun 2015 | 8:32 AM Premium

Cameron to seek G7 action to fight corruption

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron will tell G7 leaders on Sunday that FIFA's corruption scandal offers an opportunity to tackle the broader "cancer" of corruption globally.