Tag Archives: International Olympic Committee
- Malaysia to detain illegal gambling operators for two years without trial
May 6, 2016
Malaysian authorities have come up with a plan to detain suspected illegal gambling operators for up to two years without trial. Malaysia has been mulling harsher punishments to deal with illegal gambling operators, particularly online gambling operators, as the country’s gambling laws predate the internet. The government is also concerned...
- International Olympic Committee launches new sports betting integrity rules
December 17, 2015
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has introduced a new code to combat the influence of match-fixers, with the potential for lifetime bans for transgressors. The Olympic Movement Code on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions (read it here) is the IOC’s attempt to harmonize regulations among its members, although...
- French tennis official receives life ban for gambling and match-fixing; BWF inks deal with IOC
November 27, 2014
A 22-year-old French tennis player and official has been banned for life by London-based Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) for gambling and match fixing. Morgan Lamri, an unranked Tour professional, was found guilty of multiple offenses related to gambling. The TIU said that Lamri had incurred 16 separate violations of Section D.1.a...
- IOC, Interpol renew efforts against match fixing
September 11, 2014
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and INTERPOL are renewing their efforts to combat match fixing. ICO President Thomas Bach recently hosted INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald Noble at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, as a follow up to the Memorandum of Understanding the two has signed last January. Under the...
- The Shocking Truth About Daniel Negreanu’s Olympic Dream
March 6, 2014
Lee Davy delves a little deeper into Daniel Negreanu’s dream to help push poker into the Olympic spotlight and questions whether or not he is the right man for the job? Can poker ever become an Olympic sport? That’s the question that I was left to ponder after Daniel Negreanu...
- Olympics asks Nevada board to monitor cheating in Sochi
January 23, 2014
The Nevada Gaming Control Board is teaming up with the International Olympic Committee and no, it's not to compete in the skiing competition in Sochi. The two organizations have become tag-team partners in an attempt to prevent match-fixing or cheating of whatever sort at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. And...
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