Match-Fixing Update: IOC allocate $10mn to fight illegal betting and India's CBI establish Sports Integrity Unit
Weekly Media Recap 11-17 August 2014 Published 23 August 2014
We also include two stories of journalists, each at opposite ends of the spectrum relating to match-fixing. On the one hand, the Dutriz Group from El Salvador was awarded an Excellence in Sports Journalism Award in recognition of their match-fixing coverage since 2011. On the other hand, journalist Peter Fote has been given a one-year ban from all football related activities by the Football Association of Malawi, after admitting his alleged guilt in providing technical (inside) information to an opposing team.
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