Kevin Carpenter
Kevin Carpenter

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Kevin is a consultant and member of the editorial board for LawInSport, having previously acted as editor. He is a sports lawyer for international law firm Hill Dickinson LLP advising on commercial and regulatory issues. Kevin has become renowned in the fields of sports integrity, match-fixing and sports betting. 

Match-Fixing Update: illegal betting raids across Asia, but FIFA reports no evidence as yet of match-fixing at World Cup Brazil

Weekly Media Recap 16 -22 June 2014

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Two businessmen and a footballer convicted of plotting to fix the results of football matches have been jailed. A National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation began when the Daily Telegraph presented the agency with evidence from an undercover investigation.

New guide to tackle match-fixing in football

A Good Practice Guide designed to challenge the scourge of match-fixing in football will be presented at the closing conference of Don’t Fix It – an anti-match-fixing partnership between the international footballers’ association FIFPro, the European Football Association (UEFA) and Birkbeck, University of London, in Slovenia next week.

Match-fixing update: UEFA educate U19's, AFL plan athletes integrity unit, AFC distribute educational mini booklet

Weekly Media Recap 21 - 27 July 2014

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In this week’s media recap we are delighted to see more good practices receiving media coverage. The release of an informative booklet by the AFC is a very favourable outcome of the efforts made by the confederation to eradicate match-fixing. The booklet, which provides information on how to report any match-fixing attempt, will be distributed at AFC competitions throughout the continent in order to ensure reach to all relevant stakeholders.
 

Srinivasan appointed new ICC Chairman as India’s Supreme Court declines to interfere despite IPL investigation

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This week’s Indian sports law update focuses on decisions surrounding N Srinivasan’s, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)1 president’s, role in the International Cricket Council (ICC)2 and the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA)3, the governing cricket association for the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. After the Supreme Court allowed Srinivasan to run in the upcoming ICC elections and the BCCI confirmed his candidacy, Srinivasan is now set to become the new ICC Chairman at the end of the coming week. Srinivasan also held his place in the TNCA as president after winning the elections on June 22, 2014.

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