Tennis match-fixing: Spain arrests six players, 28 others

Tennis match-fixing: Spain arrests six players, 28 others
 

Police in Spain have arrested 34 people in connection with a suspected match-fixing ring in both Spain and Portugal.
The arrested include six tennis players, the country's interior ministry said, without identifying any of the individuals.
They are accused of deliberately arranging the loss of tennis games in at least 17 different events.
Authorities said their earnings from the manipulation were over €500,000 (£420,420).
In January, a joint investigation by the BBC and Buzzfeed News found widespread evidence of match-fixing at the top levels of world tennis.
The revelations included 16... read more

 
1 December 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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