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Australia forms Advisory Council to oversee new sports integrity unit

The government of Australia has revealed the nine counsellors forming the ‘Sport Integrity Australia Advisory Council’ – a new body formed to provide oversight and guidance on integrity matters impacting all levels of Australian sports.  The development of an ‘Advisory Council’ was approved as a measure of Australia’s revamped ‘Sports Integrity Act’ which was amended last year to strengthen Australian …

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England spot-fixing claims draw defiant ECB response

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The idea that three England cricketers spot-fixed a test match in India 18 months ago has been described as “outrageous” by Head Coach Trevor Bayliss and captain Joe Root. Doha broadcaster Al Jazeera has alleged that Bayliss’ side deliberately batted defensively for a short passage of the fifth test against India, which took place in Chennai in December 2016. According …

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