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TIU hands lifetime ban to Joao Olavo Soares de Souza

The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has handed Brazilian tennis player Joao Olavo Soares de Souza a lifetime ban after he was convicted of multiple match-fixing offences as well as a number of associated corruption offences. In addition to the lifetime ban, Souza has also been issued with a $200,000 fine after he ‘committed numerous breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program …

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TIU provisionally suspends Albina Khabibulina amid corruption concerns

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Following an investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), Uzbekistani tennis player Albina Khabibulina has been provisionally suspended from professional tennis after being found to be in breach of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme. Khabibulina, who was suspended by independent Anti-corruption Hearing Officer (AHO) Prof Richard H. McLaren with immediate effect, was found to be in breach of Section 3 of …

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