I'M GETTING sick and tired of this. I mean, haven't we already learned from the mistakes of our predecessors? Remember that infamous "322" incident where Alexei "Solo" Berezin was caught intentionally losing a nonbearing match to earn $322? Adjusting ...
Nov 26, 2021
JUST THIS week, Omega Esports' Dota 2 team, together with several other former and current players, was permanently banned from all Valve-sponsored events after an investigation revealed that they were involved in match fixing.The morning after organizers announced the ...
Nov 25, 2021
NEW YORK - It took all of five minutes in the US Open's second round for Venus Williams to drop twice as many games as she had in her opening match a couple of days earlier.And although she eventually made ...
Aug 29, 2019
LONDON - Chilean tennis player Juan Carlos Saez has been banned for eight years for match-fixing.The Tennis Integrity Unit says Saez refused to cooperate with its investigation and also failed to report "a corrupt approach" at a tournament.Saez originally attracted ...
Aug 21, 2019
BLANTYRE, Malawi - Four soccer referees in the southern African country of Malawi have been banned for life for match-fixing after they received just $20 between them to fix a game and returned $15 to the team doing the bribing because it ...
Sep 27, 2017
LONDON - A Romanian tennis player has been banned from the sport for life after admitting to a charge of match-fixing.The Tennis Integrity Unit says Alexandru-Daniel Carpen was found to have approached another player in October 2013 to fix a ...
Jan 11, 2017
SYDNEY - A former Australian Open junior boys' finalist has been banned from the sport for seven years by the Tennis Integrity Unit after being found guilty of match-fixing offenses at a minor tournament in 2013.Police in New South Wales ...
Jan 10, 2017
ANDRE Agassi says match-fixing in tennis "never even made my radar" while he was on tour.The eight-time Grand Slam title winner, who retired from the sport in 2006, said in a phone interview with The Associated Press that he ...
Jan 21, 2016
KATHMANDU, Nepal - A Nepal police official says the captain of the national football team and other team members have been arrested on charges relating to match-fixing.Police official Sarbendra Khanal said Thursday the Nepal team captain Sagar Thapa and four other ...
Oct 15, 2015
SINGAPORE - A supervisor at a construction company with a match-fixing history was on Monday sentenced to four years in jail for bribing a foreign coach and players in Singapore in an attempt to rig a preliminary Southeast Asian Games soccer match. ...
Sep 21, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean police are investigating 11 professional basketball players on suspicion of illegal gambling and match fixing in the top-tier Korean Basketball League.Park Min-soon, head of the cybercrimes division at Gyeonggi Provincial Police Agency, said Tuesday ...
Sep 8, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean police say they plan to question a high-profile professional basketball coach over allegations that he manipulated games he coached to make money from gambling.Seoul police official Kim Seong-woon said on Wednesday they are investigating ...
May 27, 2015
BIRMINGHAM, England - A former Premier League player was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in jail on Wednesday after being convicted of plotting to bribe lower-league players in England.Delroy Facey, who played as a striker for Bolton in England' ...
Apr 30, 2015
TWO men were charged Thursday (Friday, Manila time) with conspiracy to defraud as part of an investigation into a suspected Singapore-based international betting syndicate which allegedly fixed non-league soccer matches in England.The National Crime Agency, which is leading the ...
Nov 29, 2013
ZURICH - Fifa's top investigator believes the 2014 World Cup qualifying program has been clean of match-fixing after more than 500 matches."Up to now we don't have any leads that any match has been thrown," FIFA security ...
Apr 6, 2013
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Organized crime gangs have fixed or tried to fix hundreds of soccer matches around the world in recent years, including World Cup and European Championship qualifiers and two Champions League games, Europol announced Monday.The European Union's ...
Feb 5, 2013
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