match fixing

SOCCER/ Japan football officials back Aguirre to stay on as coach
Japan soccer coach Javier Aguirre (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
SYDNEY--The head of the Japan Football Association says Javier Aguirre will continue as coach of the national team despite elimination from the Asian Cup at the quarterfinal...
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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