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Three DFB officials investigated over suspect world cup payment

Swiss federal prosecutors have issued an indictment against three former German Football Association (DFB) officials after a number of investigations into a suspect payment linked to the 2006 German World Cup. The indictment has suggested that the officials had reportedly misled the DFB over a €6.7m payment, with allegations having been made implying that the payment was a means of purchasing votes in …

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bwin places firm responsibility agenda on DFB 2022 extension

GVC Holdings’ European online sportsbook property bwin, has confirmed a four-year extension to its existing partnership with the Deutscher Fussball Bund – DFB – German Football Association. Extended to December 2022, bwin will continue to act as ‘official DFB betting partner’, securing extensive brand coverage across Germany men/women’s national football team matches. In addition, the bwin brand secures advertising rights …

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German Bundestag strengthens sports integrity laws against match fixing

The German Bundestag (lower house of parliament) has strengthened the nation’s code on match-fixing and sports corruption by introducing new laws that make it a ‘crime to conspire to fix sporting events’. Passing its new regulations which set tougher sentences for individuals found guilty of attempting to unlawfully influence an event, Bundestag laws may hand out sentences of up to …

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