Tag Archives: Asian Football Confederation (AFC)

FIFA enhances safeguarding strategy via Global Integrity Programme

FIFA has enhanced its global football safeguarding policy via the launch of the Global Integrity Programme, in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The programme places a strong emphasis on education, aiming to enhance integrity within all 211 member organisations via resource and knowledge sharing among various Integrity Officers, with the aim of preventing match …

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Sportradar enhances global sports integrity with UFDS launch

Sportradar Integrity Services has elevated its commitment to strengthening global sports integrity through the launch of its ‘Universal Fraud Detection System’ (UFDS), which will be offered free of charge to sports organisations worldwide. The technically advanced monitoring network, which will be funded by Sportradar, has been designed to detect instances of match fixing and suspicious wagering activity across the globe. …

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Sportradar takes over AFC data distribution contract

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Sportradar has been selected as the official video and data distribution partner to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in an eight-year agreement running from 2021 to 2028. The global data and video rights deal, which was negotiated by Football Marketing Asia (FMA), will see Sportradar collect and distribute audio-visual content and match-related data from AFC national team tournaments and club …

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AFC bans two Laos players over match-fixing

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has handed a lifetime ban to two players from the Laos national team after they were found guilty of match-fixing. Khampheng Sayavutthi and Lembo Saysana were found to be in breach of Article 66.1 of the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Code after the governing body revealed that the duo had attempted to manipulate the result of …

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Sportradar renews AFC integrity partnership

Sports data and content supplier Sportradar has renewed its long-standing partnership with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) which will last through to the AFC Asian Cup China 2023. Under the terms of the agreement, Sportradar will continue to support the AFC Integrity Unit with the Intelligence and Investigation Services (I&I) which has helped combat match-fixing across the region.     Sportradar Chief …

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