Integrity News

Czech Football Association strengthens integrity commitment with Sportradar deal

The Football Association of the Czech Republic (FACR) has strengthened its commitment to integrity, unveiling a long term integrity partnership with Sportradar. As part of the agreement, all matches in FACR third tier and youth competitions will be monitored by Sportradar’s renowned Fraud...

Denmark urges EU states to do more in the fight against sports corruption

Denmark’s delegation to the Council of Europe has urged European Union (EU) member states to address further matters surrounding the fight against corruption and sports integrity, ahead of the implementation of the Macolin Convention. The legislation has aims to establish...

French prosecutor recommends former IAAF head should stand trial

According to French news agency AFP, it has been recommended by French prosecutors that the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF’s) former head Lamine Diack and his son should stand trial for their role in the Russia doping scandal....

FAI raises concerns over suspicious betting patterns

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) is due to carry out an investigation into this weekends fixtures between Cobh Ramblers and Limerick FC after a number of suspicious betting patterns have been identified. A 3-2 victory for Ireland First...

ESSA backs COE’s ‘practical measures’ to combat match-fixing internationally

The Council of Europe has confirmed that the Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions will come into force on 1 September 2019 following Switzerland’s ratification. The ratification meant that Switzerland became the fifth Council of Europe member State...

Manchester City remains defiant in the face of financial fair play predicament

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City team has just retained the Premier League title crown after a titanic, season-long challenge from Liverpool. Next season, City will attempt to match the record of their cross-city rivals, Manchester United, by winning the trophy...