Tag Archives: International Tennis Integrity Agency

IBIA records a 48% increase in suspicious betting for 2020

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has recorded a 48% increase in suspicious betting reports from 2019 to 2020, with a 25% increase in football alone. In total 270 cases were reported, spanning 43 countries and 15 different sports, with 68 occurring in the first quarter. This is opposed to 183 reports in 2019, which were largely attributed to table …

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Slovakian tennis player banned for match fixing offences

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has handed a lengthy ban to Slovakian tennis player Dagmara Baskova as punishment for five match fixing offences. She was charged with the following two breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme (TACP): D.1.d of the 2017 TACP – “No covered person shall, directly or indirectly, contrive or attempt to contrive the outcome or any other …

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Betting sponsorship ban lifted by ATP Tour

The two-year ban on men’s tennis tournaments signing deals with sports betting and fantasy firms has been lifted by the ATP Tour. The ATP Tour took the decision to ban tournaments from forming partnerships with gambling operators after seeking advice from the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) following a string of match fixing incidents in 2018, but it appears that the …

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TIU bans French umpire for betting breaches

TIU bans French umpire for betting breaches

French line umpire David Rocher has been banned from officiating by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU)  for betting on 11 tennis matches between January and October 2019 as well as failing to cooperate with the TIU investigation. Both of Rocher’s charges were in clear violation of the rules of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme (TACP). TACP D.1.a states that no official …

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