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  • Match-fixing claims rock Australian Open

    MELBOURNE: A bombshell report alleging widespread match-fixing in tennis rocked the Australian Open as the season's first Grand Slam tournament began under a cloud on Monday...

    The BBC and BuzzFeed claimed 16 top-50 players in the past decade, including Grand Slam champions, had been repeatedly suspected of fixing matches for betting syndicates...

  • Match-fixing charges overshadow Australian Open despite organisers’ satisfaction

    MELBOURNE: The “Happy Slam” got off to a somber start when allegations of match-fixing in tennis overshadowed the opening day of play at the Australian Open...

    “The match-fixing claims have created headlines, true, but we as an organization have been pleased with how the entire sport has responded,” Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley told The Associated Press...

  • SL government launches probe into 2011 World Cup final fixing allegations

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s sports ministry on Saturday ordered an investigation into former sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s allegation the national cricket team’s loss to India in the 2011 World Cup final was fixed by “certain parties”...

    The sports secretary, KADS Ruwanchandra, on Alahapperuma’s directive, had complained to the ministry’s investigation unit, Press Trust of India reported...

  • ICC welcomes PCB’s plan to criminalise match-fixing in Pakistan

    KARACHI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has welcomed the statement from the Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Ehsan Mani regarding criminalising match-fixing in Pakistan...

    “In countries where it is (match fixing) already illegal, we work closely with law enforcement agencies which enables us to carry out our work more effectively and acts as a strong deterrent to the criminals trying to corrupt the game of...

  • A decade after Lord's scandal, match-fixing still haunts Pakistan cricket

    When Mohammad Amir bowled a no-ball against England on the opening day of the 2010 Test at Lord's, no one could have imagined his long stride past the crease marked the first step in a historic fixing scandal...

    Pakistan's captain Salman Butt had orchestrated the deliberate no-balls in return for money offered by undercover journalist Mazhar Majeed posing as a bookmaker...

  • Tsotsobe handed eight-year ban for match-fixing

    CAPE TOWN: Former Test bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been banned for eight years, taking to seven the number of South African players kicked out of the game for their part in a 2015 match-fixing scandal, Cricket South Africa said on Tuesday...

    Tsotsobe admitted one charge of contriving to fix a match and nine separate charges of failing to co-operate properly with various investigations...

  • Match-fixing: Greek tennis player banned for life

    LONDON: Greek tennis player Alexandros Jakupovic has been banned for life after being found guilty of five corruption charges, the Tennis Integrity Unit said on Friday...

    The 34-year-old, who spent his career playing in the lower rungs of the professional game, was charged with various offences including “directly or indirectly contriving the outcome of an event”
  • Former South Africa all-rounder charged with match-fixing

    Bodi, who played two one-day internationals and one Twenty20 match for the national side in 2007, has been charged with “contriving to fix, or otherwise improperly influence aspects of the 2015 competition”, they said...

    South Africa's government made match-fixing illegal and punishable with a prison sentence following the Hansie Cronje scandal...

  • Two former Test cricketers involved in SA match-fixing scandal: report

    Two ‘active’ former Test cricketers are believed to be involved in the fresh match-fixing scandal that hit South African cricket on Thursday, English daily The Guardian reported...

    Those proven guilty to have manipulated matches could face potential jail sentences with match-fixing illegal in South Africa under the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act Law...

  • Cricket South Africa bans former Test player, four others for match-fixing

    CAPE TOWN: Former South Africa Test player Thami Tsolekile is among four players banned from cricket on Monday for his part in a match-fixing scandal in the local Twenty20 competition...

    Tsolekile was banned for 12 years by Cricket South Africa (CSA) for “contriving to fix a match or matches in the 2015 RAM SLAM” as well as “obstructing or delaying the investigation by destroying evidence that was relevant to the investigation...

  • Angelo Mathews questioned by police over match-fixing

    Sports Minister Jayasekera told AFP last month that an unnamed man linked to a bookmaker had offered the two players some 10 million rupees (around $70,000) to lose the match...

    The West Indies, who have never won a Test match in Sri Lanka and went on to lose the two-match series 2-0, were rank outsiders for the showdown in Galle...

  • Chris Cairns walks off ‘innocent’ in match-fixing case

    LONDON: A British jury on Monday cleared former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns of perjury charges over match-fixing in Test cricket...

    Charges were brought against Cairns after he sued Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi for libel in 2012 over a 2010 tweet in which the administrator accused him of match-fixing...

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