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Match-fixing has overtaken doping as the biggest threat to the integrity of sport at the highest level, however many believe governing bodies have buried their heads in the sand for too long over the issue. Rory Squires spoke to several people who have been involved in match-fixing, both on the pitch and in the fight against it, to find out what sports authorities have to do to finally eradicate the cancer once and for all.

Daily news summaries

Date: 
21 October 2014

Global private investment firm TPG has agreed a deal to increase its investment in sports and entertainment giant Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to a majority position.

  • Date: 
    21 October 2014

    Harold Mayne-Nicholls, a potential candidate for the presidency of Fifa, has put forward a proposal for games at the 2022 World Cup national team tournament in Qatar to take place at night in order to avoid the Middle Eastern state’s extreme summer daytime heat.

  • Date: 
    21 October 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has suspended bilateral tours to the West Indies following the collapse of the current series between the two teams last week.

  • Date: 
    21 October 2014

    The Ladies Professional Golf Association has signed safety consulting and certification company Underwriters Laboratories as the title sponsor of the next two editions of the International Crown national team tournament, adding the event will leave the US for the first time in 2018.

  • Date: 
    21 October 2014

    The MP & Silva agency has extended its hold on the international rights to Serie A, the top division of Italian football, for a further three seasons.

  • Date: 
    21 October 2014

    The Pitch International agency has extended a deal with the Irish Rugby Football Union for the global distribution of media rights to the Ireland national team’s home fixtures.