Swedish football Association to forbid betting on U21 matches

The Swedish government announced that match fixing became a priority issue for the game investigation that overlooks the gaming market.

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Technology that detects football match-fixing could catch guilty players

Algorithm technology that detects suspected match-fixing could be used to catch teams and players involved in sports corruption, according to the Malta Football Association’s watchdog. MFA integrity officer Franz Tabone told the Times of Malta the technology formed part of the betting fraud detection system, a set-up already in place locally. “We have this technology and we [...]

Brazilian football’s governing body enters integrity-focused partnership

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), the governing body for football in Brazil, has announced a new partnership with Sportradar. The alliance will see the CBF employ the sports data company’s fraud detection system across all matches in the country’s national leagues. The CBF has also launched its own in-house integrity department, appointing an integrity officer [...]

UEFA tech match-fixing initiatives of 2014

UEFA introduced new measures designed to prevent match-fixing in football – an Integrity App, an Integrity Reporting Platform and freephone number, and e-Learning opportunities. A key element of UEFA's wide-ranging activities is the fight against match-fixing, which is considered as one of the major threats to football's integrity and overall well-being. European football's governing body [...]