Portuguese police have raided the offices of Primeira Liga clubs Benfica, Sporting and Santa Clara as part of a corruption investigation into money laundering linked to player transfers.
The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has today confirmed that two Bulgarian tennis players have been banned and face significant fines, after being convicted of a number of corruption offences.
FIFPRO is aware that a number of Ukrainian players have received life bans from professional football by the Disciplinary and Ethics Committee (‘DEC’) of the Football Federation of Armenia. We are concerned that players are being sanctioned on the basis of reports of so called sports data providers, without any substantial evidence.
The deputy head of the Czech Football Association, Roman Berbr, has resigned after he was charged with match-fixing for influencing matches in the nation’s second and third tiers.
The investigatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has concluded its investigation proceedings against Yves Jean-Bart, President of the Haitian Football Association, and submitted its final report together with the investigation files to the adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee.
Unranked Spanish tennis player Gerard Joseph Platero Rodriguez has been suspended for four years and fined $15,000 after being convicted of courtsiding, betting and non-co-operation offences. Six months of the ban are suspended on condition that no further breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program (TACP) are committed.
Lamine Diack has been sentenced to two years in prison and fined €500,000 (£455,000) after being found guilty of corruption by the French courts.
The UN’s leading anti-corruption agency, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and the world football’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to step up their joint cooperation to address threats posed by crime to sport.
The Tennis Integrity Supervisory Board (TISB) has approved the expansion of the independent panel of senior legal experts appointed to adjudicate anti-corruption disciplinary Hearings for professional tennis.
Following a request by the chairwoman of the investigatory chamber, and in accordance with article 85 of the FIFA Code of Ethics (FCE), the provisional ban imposed on 25 May 2020 on Yves Jean-Bart, the President of the Haitian Football Association (FHF), has been extended by the chairman of the adjudicatory chamber for an additional period of 90 days, which will start upon the expiry of the initial 90-day ban. During this time, Mr Jean-Bart will continue to be banned from taking part in any football-related activity at both national and international level.
Tackling crime in and through sport, protecting the credibility of sport and enhancing the strategic partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) were the key issues discussed by IOC President Thomas Bach and UNODC Executive Director Ghada Waly , who met virtually on Tuesday 21 July 2020.
ICC Anti-Corruption Unit General Manager Alex Marshall responds to allegations of corruption with regards to the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2011 final.
The Varsity Esports Foundation (VEF) has officially become a member of the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC). VEF’s membership with ESIC highlights the Foundation’s commitment to adopting and promoting ESIC’s Integrity Program, ethical standards, and Anti-Corruption mechanisms within their esports operations.
Tournament Operator UCC has officially joined the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) as a member, marking an important step in UCC’s development into an organisation utilising internationally recognised integrity codes and regulations. UCC’s membership demonstrates its commitment to maintaining integrity in its esports operations and joining the wider battle against corruption and match manipulation within esports.
The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) reported 76 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the third quarter (Q3) of 2020.
ESIC and ESEA have been jointly investigating multiple instances of breaches of ESIC’s Anti-Corruption Code within the Mountain Dew League (“MDL”) by several individuals.
The Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) has confirmed that Ben Rutherford will join the organisation as Senior Director, Legal in December 2020 ahead of the organisation becoming the sport’s first fully independent anti-corruption organisation in January 2021.
FIFA and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have jointly reiterated their commitment to address threats posed by crime to sport and stressed the importance of cooperation through the landmark memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by both organisations in Vienna on Monday.
MIES (Switzerland) - The CAS today informed FIBA and the Mexican National Federation (ADEMEBA) that the appeal filed by ADEMEBA against the FIBA Central Board decision on the suspension of ADEMEBA of March 27, 2020 is dismissed, and the FIBA decision is confirmed.
Following reports appearing in several media sources since May 2020, the chairperson of the investigatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has initiated a preliminary investigation into certain allegations concerning the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino. In addition, on 21 June 2020, a complaint was filed against the FIFA President before the FIFA Ethics Committee concerning the same matter.
Independent Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer Prof Richard McLaren has denied an application by Spanish tennis player Enrique López Pérez to lift a provisional suspension originally imposed on him on 19 December 2019.
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