Is corruption the new doping?Tuesday, 13 October 2009
By Gary Rice, Beauchamps Solicitors
There is a view that match fixing is worse than doping because it is cheating to lose rather than cheating to win. The issue arose recently before CAS which partially upheld the appeal filed by tennis player Mathieu Montcourt against the decision of the Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer of the ATP suspending him for eight weeks from 11th August 2008 for wagering on several tennis events during the summer of 2005.
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