Loan transfers usually pose a great opportunity for small football clubs to boost their squads with better players at a lower cost, however, these players are often forbidden to play against their parent clubs, either by loan clauses or national regulations. In this post we will analyse these restrictions, understand their basis, and find out if they are safeguarding competitions.
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The recent decision of the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) to suspend Chilean tennis player Juan Carlos Sáez for eight years and fine him $12.500 for breaching the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program (TACP) has garnered significant media attention and presented an opportunity to address a problem worldwide: match fixing in tennis. Juan Carlos Sáez (aged 28 with … Continue reading Tennis Match Fixing in South America
Last week several players, ex-players and senior club figures from Spain's top three divisions were arrested and questioned by the police. Their alleged crime? Match Fixing. The police claimed to have spotted a familiar pattern of money moving between certain individuals and an increase in betting of roughly 14 times the normal in a Segunda Division … Continue reading Tackling Match Fixing