Post Tagged with: "IOC"

Wrestling Makes Shortlist for 2020 Olympic Games

June 5, 2013 7:50 pm0 comments
Wrestling Makes Shortlist for 2020 Olympic Games

Professional wrestling is a step closer to becoming a part of the Olympics again, following the announcement by the IOC that the sport is shortlisted for the 2020 games. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) Executive Board announced on Wednesday that wrestling, along with baseball/softball and squash, have been selected for […]

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Britain “not in a position” to prevent Olympics match fixing

July 26, 2012 1:00 pm0 comments
Britain “not in a position” to prevent Olympics match fixing

Industry experts have expressed their concerns that match fixing and sports fraud will pose a serious threat to the London Olympics, which are due to start in a few days, since offshore operators cannot be obliged to share information with sporting bodies, the UK Gambling Commission (GC) or the London Organising […]

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London Olympics “not immune” to match fixing and sports fraud

July 4, 2012 9:10 am0 comments
London Olympics “not immune” to match fixing and sports fraud

LONDON – With less than four weeks to go before the London 2012 Olympic Games commence, organisers, gambling businesses and sports federations are stepping up efforts to stem match fixing and suspicious betting patterns ahead of the Olympic Games, which kick off on 27 July in East London. James Cook, […]

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