Tag Archives: International Cricket Council

MGA and ICC form data-sharing collaboration

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has strengthened its sports integrity capacity by entering a data-sharing agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC). The announcement sees the MGA continue its 2020 agenda of collaborating with wider industry stakeholders, seeking to directly tackle online gambling’s current threats and future challenges. The ICC governs and administrates international cricket across the world, with its …

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ICC launches investigation into Qatar 10 league amid corruption concerns

In a continued crackdown on corruption, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that a number of investigations are being carried out ‘ following the interception of a number of known corruptors at the Qatar T10 league.’ The ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit, which was previously appointed by the league’s organisers as the designated Anti-Corruption official, was contacted after numerous changes took …

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ESSA reports 50 suspicious betting alerts in 2018’s first quarter

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International betting integrity body ESSA has published its integrity report for the first quarter of 2018, reporting 50 cases of suspicious betting to the relevant authorities during the period. Breaking down those figures sees nine sports involved, with tennis having the most cases with 27, followed by eleven cases in football and four in table tennis. Of the rest, both …

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Sri Lankan cricket match fixing investigation underway

The authorities in Sri Lanka are currently investigating an attempt to fix an international cricket match between the Sri Lankan national side and the West Indies. As reported by BBC News Dayasiri Jayasekera, the Sri Lankan Sports Minister, said that a suspected bookmaker had approached two players in the Sri Lankan national team in a bid to convince them to …

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Match fixing groomers ‘almost like paedophiles’

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has apparently waged war on live betting ahead of the Cricket World Cup, and warned that anyone caught breaking the rules would be barred from the whole tournament. Speaking to the media at the end of last week, Sir Ronnie Flanagan, head of the ICC’s anti-corruption and security unit, said that ‘pitch-siding’ went ‘far deeper’ …

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