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Britain’s sports integrity strategy outlined in 2018 Action Plan

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The Sports Betting Integrity Forum (SBIF) has published its Sport and Sports Betting Integrity Action Plan 2018 (SBI Action Plan), outlining Britain’s ongoing approach to the integrity of sport and sports betting. Stating that “we do not believe that we have an endemic problem in Britain,” the necessity to eradicate complacency and raise awareness and education in the fields of …

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10 arrested for alleged match fixing in Welsh Premier League

South Wales Police has arrested 10 people in relation to allegations that a Welsh Premier League fixture involving Port Talbot Town Football Club was fixed. Seven men and three women are currently in police custody, charged with conspiracy to defraud. Only two of those involved are from Port Talbot, with seven from Swansea and a 28-year-old man from Neath. The …

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Why integrity is a common interest for sport and gambling

Embed from Getty Images This week’s allegations surrounding instances of corruption in tennis, including during prestige tournaments such as Wimbledon, are damning if true but, says Scott Longley, they need to be placed in context. While it is clearly somewhat disingenuous to argue that offences that pre-date the introduction of the new code on corruption that came into force in …

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