An Athlete’s perspective on match fixing: what sports’ governing bodies should learn from Shuttlegate
Published 09 November 2012 By: Emma Mason
On Tuesday the 31st of July 2012, during the Olympic Badminton tournament, four ladies doubles pairs participated in 'Shuttlegate'. These two matches would end their Olympic journeys and serve as a very public example of the newest threat to modern sport; match-fixing.
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Emma is a trainee solicitor in Squire Patton Boggs’ sports litigation department who has completed seats in corporate, international dispute resolution and a secondment to Chelsea Football Club. During her traineeship Emma has, from a sporting perspective, assisted with the sale of a Championship football club and the provision of advice to various International Federations and Premier League football clubs.