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Tennis: Five Armenians charged in Belgium over match-fixing

BRUSSELS: Five Armenians have been charged in Belgium with corruption, money laundering and other crimes as part of an international investigation into match-fixing in tennis, prosecutors said on Wednesday (Jun 6). They were among 13 people held in Belgium on Tuesday as simultaneous raids were carried out in the United States, Germany, France, Bulgaria, Slovakia and the Netherlands.

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Five Armenians charged in Belgium over tennis match-fixing

Brussels: Five Armenians have been charged in Belgium with corruption, money laundering and other offences as part of a major international investigation into match-fixing in tennis, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. “An arrest warrant was issued for five persons,” all of them Armenians, Belgium’s federal prosecutor’s office said. “They were charged with corruption, money laundering, forgery and membership of a criminal ...

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Two Malaysian badminton players investigated for suspected match-fixing – New Straits Times

REUTERS: Two badminton players from Malaysia are being investigated by the sport’s world governing body over suspicions of match-fixing, Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) General Manager Michelle Chai told the New Straits Times newspaper on Tuesday, without naming the two players. “We have been informed of the players being suspended and the processes that will take place,” Chai was quoted ...

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India club say match-fixing approaches made on social media

MUMBAI: An Indian football club has written to the country’s governing body alleging several of their players have been approached via social media to fix matches. Earlier this month, Minerva Punjab FC said two players were made offers of 3 million rupees (US$ 47,218) through WhatsApp and Instagram as well as text messages and that they reported the matter to ...

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