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# Match-Fixing

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# Operation Brookweed
One man remains in custody in League of Ireland match-fixing investigation
A further four men have been released without charge.
# Operation Brookweed
Five remain in custody as probe into alleged match-fixing in League of Ireland continues
Five men have been released without charge by detectives investigating alleged football match-fixing.
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# Corruption
French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible ‘fraud in an organised group’ and ‘active and passive corruption in sport’.
# Match-Fixing
FAI confirm investigation into suspicious betting patterns around Limerick FC games
Two Limerick FC games are being looked into by the Football Association of Ireland.
# Spain
Ex-Man United midfielder Herrera in the dock as Spanish match-fixing trial opens
Herrera is among 42 defendants charged over a ‘suspect’ 2011 match between his former club Real Zaragoza and Levante.
# Limerick
Gardaí carry out search at Limerick sports grounds over alleged match-fixing
Members of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau were assisted by local gardaí in the investigation.
# Detained
Spanish footballers arrested as part of match-fixing investigation
Police have confirmed an operation to clamp down on corruption in Spain’s top two divisions is underway.
# Banned
Chinese snooker players handed 10-year, 6-year bans for match fixing
Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng hit with heavy sanctions following investigation by the WPBSA.
# Match-Fixing
Welsh snooker player Jones suspended over match-fixing allegations
World snooker’s governing body believes Jamie Jones has “a case to answer”.
# Match-Fixing
League of Ireland pair suspended for 'manipulating matches' have appeals thrown out
Athlone Town’s Igor Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were handed 12-month suspensions in 2017.
# Match-Fixing
Parma handed five-point deduction and striker gets two-year ban for 'suspicious' text messages
Emanuele Calaio contacted opposing players by phone, an investigation by the Italian Football Federation has found.
# betting offences
'Tsunami' of corruption plaguing tennis, says new report
The independent review says the non-elite levels of the sport are ‘fertile feeding ground’ for match-fixing.
# case
Athlone duo accused of match-fixing launch legal proceedings against FAI
Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were previously banned from all football-related activities for 12 months.
# Controversy
South Africa-Senegal match to be replayed after referee banned for life
Joseph Lamptey was initially suspended for three months by African football’s ruling body CAF.
# Tennis
Three Wimbledon matches flagged and to be investigated for possible match-fixing
Suspicions have built surrounding certain matches following unusual betting patterns.
# problem
After Athlone controversy, Swedish football rocked by match-fixing allegations
Gothenburg v AIK has been postponed by the SvFF after an alleged plot was reported.
# Betting irregularities
Problems worsen for Athlone Town as two more matches now under investigation
The FAI has released a statement containing an update on the situation this evening.
El Salvador players 'approached with bribe to fix World Cup qualifier'
Players provide recording to support claim that Canada match was subject of a match-fixing attempt.
# no mercy
NRL boss vows to ban guilty parties for life after match-fixing scandal rocks rugby league
Police are investigating claims of rigged games at the highest level of the sport.
# Legal Battle
Court calls for incoming Chelsea boss to be handed suspended prison sentence
The Italian, who will take charge of the English club after Euro 2016, is accused of sporting fraud.
# grave concern
Corruption expert warns Irish sport to 'wake up' to threat of match-fixing before it's too late
Declan Hill believes Ireland is not doing enough to tackle the issue.
# Interview
Tennis chief 'confident' no Irish players involved in match-fixing
CEO Des Allen has backed tennis officials’ claims that match-fixing evidence was not suppressed by the game’s authorities.
El Salvador's most capped international Pacheco shot dead
Two friends who were travelling with the 33-year-old were hurt in the attack.
# Allegations
Albania could face disqualification from Euro 2016 over match-fixing allegations
Denmark could be back in Euro 2016 if match-fixing claims by Armenia FA are found to be true.
# Relief
Dubliner Stephen Dawson expresses 'huge relief' after spot-fixing charges against him dropped
“It’s been the worst nine months of my life.”
# Allegation
Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera named in match-fixing allegations
Swansea’s Jefferson Montero has also been identified in a criminal complaint filed today.
# Match-Fixing
Ex-Premier League footballer Delroy Facey charged with bribery
The 34-year-old has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into match-fixing.
# The Fix
Ghana embroiled in match-fixing scandal after The Telegraph/Channel 4 sting
African side sure to be affected as they look to qualify for the knock-out round.
# fifa confidential
FIFA probe reportedly reveals World Cup match-fixing mess -- report
Well, this is worrying.
# promise
FIFA's policeman vows match-fixing won't ruin World Cup
“We must assume that organised crime gangs will also try to fix matches,” he says.
# Ringhio
Former Milan enforcer Gattuso under investigation for match-fixing
The ex-Italy international is in trouble for potential links to ‘criminals with intent to commit sporting fraud.’
# Probe
DJ Campbell arrested as part of match-fixing investigation
The Blackburn Rovers striker is one of six people taken into custody by the National Crime Agency in the UK.
# Controversy
Three held over new claims of match-fixing in English football
The probe is understood to involve two ex-Premier League footballers.
# Scandal
Wenger fears football may never be rid of match-fixing
The Arsenal manager did add that he believes the English game is ‘completely clean’ though.
# Gambling
At least three British footballers arrested on match-fixing charges
The Daily Telegraph sting uncovered a “fixer” who pledged access to lower-league football results.
# Banned
Stephen Lee claims to be 'totally innocent' after match fixing ban
The former world number five says he has “done nothing wrong”.
# Banned
Stephen Lee banned for 12 years for snooker match-fixing
English snooker player found guilty on seven counts and suspended until 2024.
# Scandal
Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'Many more players throw snooker matches'
Comments come as Stephen Lee faces a lifetime ban from the sport.
# Cheating
Stephen Lee found guilty of match-fixing, facing lifetime ban
The English snooker player will receive his punishment later today.
# sounds legit
Nigeria to probe unprecedented 79-0, 67-0 scores
Plateau United Feeders and Police Machine FC both needed convincing wins to earn promotions to the Nigeria Nationwide League.