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Adam Lewis: IRP – Tennis needs to rethink structure & betting relationships to win its integrity battles

Adam Lewis sports law QC has stated that tennis needs to readdress its relationship with betting if the sport is to diminish corruption and match-fixing. Yesterday, Lewis who has led tennis’ independent Integrity Review Panel (IRP), revealed the findings of a two-year study researching the sport’s match-fixing, corruption and betting-related issues. At a press conference in London, Lewis outlined that …

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“Fighting the scourge of betting-related corruption” with the TIU

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Integrity quite rightfully remains a key talking point for sports on a global basis, with the necessity for them to be seen as honest, genuine and clean coming with a plethora of benefits. One such example is tennis, where the International Tennis Federation (ITF) recently agreed a fresh deal with Sportradar, designed to monitor betting patterns on in excess of …

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International Tennis Federation deepens integrity partnership

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The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced an extension of its partnership with Sportradar, as it seeks to strengthen its integrity protection measures. As part of the fresh deal the sports betting solutions provider will use a fraud detection system, designed to monitor betting patterns across more than 50,000 ITF Pro Circuit tennis matches. Carsten Koerl, Sportradar Founder and CEO, …

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ITF drops Betway as Davis & Fed Cup sponsor

Tennis’ governing body, The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has confirmed that it has terminated its three-year deal with online betting firm Betway. Speaking to CNN last week, ITF President Dave Haggerty detailed that as part of its new policy, the governing body had decided that it would no longer partner with any betting companies. The termination of its Betway partnership …

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ITF extends official data partnership with Sportradar AG

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has confirmed that it has agreed to extend its official data provisions partnership with Sportradar AG through to 2021. Sports data and analytics supplier Sportradar will continue to the ITF’s official data rights for its Pro Circuit related media channels and events. At present Sportradar monitors over 50,000 official ITF matches through its umpire technology …

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Betway serves up Davis & Fed Cup sponsorships

Betway has extended its marketing coverage within the sport of tennis by announcing that it has agreed terms with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to become an sponsor partner for both Davis Cup and Fed Cup BNP Paribas tournaments. The terms will see Betway promoted as a main sponsor for the tournaments until 2018. The Betway brand was unveiled as …

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Andreas Krannich – Sportradar – The Integrity Fight

Sports integrity and match fixing are a key concern to regulatory bodies, as online sports betting looks for government approval and a coherent legislative framework in multiple jurisdictions. For a number of year’s sports data and insight specialist Sportradar has been helping numerous stakeholders fight against sports corruption using data and technology. Team SBC spoke with Andreas Krannich Managing Director …

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