/ May 18, 2017

Nishikori 'shocked' by Mitsuhashi's lifetime ban

Kei Nishikori said Wednesday he was stunned to learn his former junior doubles partner Junn Mitsuhashi has been banned from tennis for life for attempted match-fixing and betting on the sport. "I was shocked," Nishikori said, after winning his first match in two sets at ...

/ May 16, 2017

Mitsuhashi banned for life for match-fixing

Junn Mitsuhashi, who reached a career ranking high of No. 295 in 2009, was banned for life Tuesday for match-fixing and fined $50,000. The Tennis Integrity Unit said in a statement that Mitsuhashi was found guilty of "making corrupt approaches to other players, betting on ...

Jan 18, 2017

Defending champion Jeonbuk banned from 2017 Asian Champions League

Asian champion Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors has been banned from this year's AFC Champions League over a match-fixing scandal in South Korea's K-League, Asia's soccer governing body said Wednesday. "The Asian Football Confederation Independent Entry Control Body today declared that Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors is ineligible to ...

May 26, 2015

Police investigating match-fixing allegations in KBL

Police in South Korea are investigating a coach over allegations of possible match-fixing in the KBL, the nation's pro basketball league, the Yonhap News Agency reported. Chun Chang-jin, the current coach of Anyang KGC, allegedly bet against his previous team, Busan KT Sonicboom, when he ...

Feb 25, 2015

Aguirre's court hearing postponed

Former Japan coach Javier Aguirre's scheduled court hearing over his alleged involvement in a match-fixing scandal in Spain has been postponed, Spanish sports daily Marca reported Wednesday. Aguirre was scheduled to appear in court on Friday but a new date of March 27 has been ...

Jul 3, 2014

FIFA asks magazine for proof of World Cup game match-fixing

FIFA expressed "substantial doubts" Wednesday about a German magazine's claims that a World Cup game could have been fixed and asked the publication to provide evidence to back up its report that a renowned match-fixer accurately predicted details of the match hours before it ...

Cameroon investigating World Cup match-fixing report

/ Jul 2, 2014

Cameroon investigating World Cup match-fixing report

A Convicted match-fixer denied a report in a German magazine Tuesday that he predicted the result and details of a World Cup game. Cameroon's football federation said it was investigating the match-fixer's allegations of corruption involving its World Cup squad and that seven of its ...

/ Mar 18, 2014

No evidence of Sanfrecce-Frontale match-fixing: J.League

The J.League said Tuesday it found no evidence of match-fixing in the March 8 game between Sanfrecce Hiroshima and Kawasaki Frontale after receiving an alert about the match from FIFA. While all relevant parties have been cleared, it was Japanese soccer's first suspected case of ...