Match-fixing update: fallout from international fixer, Wilson Raj Perumal’s new book
Weekly Media Recap 28 April 2014 - 4 May 2014 Published 06 May 2014
This week's recap features a variety of articles addressing the fallout from claims made by self-confessed international match fixer, Wilson Raj Perumal, in his new book, including claims he helped Nigeria and Honduras qualify for the 2010 World Cup, and that he fixed games at the Atlanta and Beijing Olympics. Also featured: UEFA’s commitment to tackle fixing, and the Russian mob’s illegal betting in the U.S.
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- Tags: Africa | Anti-Corruption | Asian Football Confederation (AFC) | Australia | FIFA | Finland | Football | Honduras | INTERPOL | IOC | Match-Fixing | Mozambique | New Zealand | Nigeria | Olympic | Pakistan | Singapore | UEFA | United States of America (USA) | Vietnam | Vietnam Football Federation | World Cup | Zimbabwe
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