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World tennis hit by match-fixing allegations

The allegations surfaced as the Australian Open kicked off in Melbourne

18th January, 2016
World tennis has been hit by match-fixing allegations Pic: Pixabay

World tennis has been hit by allegations that the game's authorities have failed to deal with widespread match-fixing, just as the Australian Open, the first grand slam tournament of the year, kicked off in Melbourne.

Tennis authorities rejected reports by the BBC and online BuzzFeed News about 16 players ranked in the top 50 whose activities have been repeatedly raised with the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) but no action has been taken against them. Eight...

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