Tag Archives: UEFA

English football suspension extended until 30 April 

The FA has confirmed that English football has collectively agreed to extend the postponement for all-levels of the professional play until Thursday 30 April.  The postponement has been agreed upon by The FA, Premier League, EFL and Women’s professional game, with the directive accepted by the PFA and LMA. English football has undertaken this decision facing ‘unprecedented times’ as UK …

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Insider Sport: On the ball – Cypriot investigations launch as FIFA enhances integrity controls

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on FIFA launching its integrity toolkit, Cypriot match-fixing investigations, the Bundesliga’s latest technology partnership, and Arsenal’s stadium going cashless. FIFA announces integrity toolkit launch Building on the integrity programme it developed and implemented during …

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FIFA launches new integrity toolkit

FIFA, world football’s governing body, has announced the launch of an enhanced integrity toolkit that builds on the integrity programme developed and implemented during the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The new toolkit, which features updated integrity programme resources, aims to not only protect the sport, but also looks to provide help to member …

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UEFA to establish third club competition in 2021

UEFA has confirmed that it will establish a third European club competition ‘The UEFA Europa Conference League – UECL’, beginning in 2021. President Aleksander Ceferin confirmed the development of the UECL at UEFA’s executive committee meeting in Nyon (Switzerland), detailing that the competition would allow for ‘more clubs to participate and benefit’ from European football formats. At present details remain …

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CheckdMedia launches ‘Fantasy Hub’ seeking to disrupt all fantasy football engagements

Sports betting affiliate marketing publisher CheckdMedia has expanded its product portfolio, launching its ‘Fantasy Hub’ app, seeking to further engage with new and existing UK football audiences. Made available through iOS and Android, the Fantasy Hub is a free-to-play app produced by CheckdMedia’s newly formed ‘CheckdDevelopment’ unit seeking to tap into the publisher’s network of football communities, who engage regularly …

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InsiderSport: On The Ball – Sterling, MLS and UEFA

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This edition looks at MLS expansions and the latest in La Liga broadcasting. ITV continues successful La Liga partnership A last minute deal struck between ITV and La Liga will see the British broadcaster televise the opening game …

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Sportradar strengthens fight against match-fixing in the DFL

Sportradar Integrity Services has strengthened its current agreement with the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga in a move that will see the duo ramp up the fight against match fixing in connection with sports betting. Under the terms of the agreement, Sportradar has rolled out its Fraud Detection System (FDS) which seeks to carry out  systematic and continuous monitoring, detection, documentation …

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CAS dismiss KS Skënderbeu’s appeal

A decision made by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal made by KS Skënderbeu of the Albanian Superliga. The dismissal comes after the football club disputed accusations of match fixing, however UEFA has now been cleared to implement its sanctions on the Albanian outfit. A statement released by CAS confirmed the decision: “On the basis …

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ATG becomes first to join IBIA following rebrand

Following the rebranding of the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) last week, Swedish betting operator AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) has been named as the first operator to join the association. ATG has joined the integrity association as it moves to bolster its global monitoring and alert platform to cover approximately 50 international online and retail betting brands. Magnus Lunner, …

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GLMS identifies 198 suspicious betting instances in Q1

The Global Lottery Management System (GLMS) has identified 33 matches to its partners out of the 198 alerts generated regarding suspicious betting activities. The alerts generated are said to cover a wide range of sports for Q1, including football, basketball, tennis, badminton, volleyball, esports and ice hockey. GLMS President, Ludovico Calvi, commented on the results: “GLMS is a Global Integrity …

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