match fixing

Investigator: Singapore match-fixer contacted J.League team
From left, soccer players Francis Kombe, Godfrey Chibanga and Chanda Mwaba arrive at the Lapland district court in Rovaniemi, Finland, on June 9, 2011. Nine players from Zambia and Georgia and a Singaporean man are on trial in a match-fixing investigation that has rocked the Finnish football league. (AP photo)
A Singaporean crime syndicate tried to bring a J.League soccer club into a global match-fixing scam, but the team refused to get involved, an international investigator said.
SUMO/ Japan's sumo belly flops to $50 million debt
Japan's ancient sport of sumo rang up debts of almost $50 million in 2011 after a match-fixing scandal which triggered a television black-out and a government warning.
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