International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS)

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) have moved to strengthen their intelligence and investigation capacities by forging a partnership.

The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has appointed Michael Hershman, co-founder of Transparency International, as group chief executive in a move the Doha-headquartered organisation describes as a “significant milestone” in its development plans.

The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has entered into a partnership with the European division of the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS Europe) as part of an effort to help protect and safeguard Commonwealth sport.

Elisha Chauhan asks the leading experts helping China’s crackdown on illegal sports betting and match-fixing if this is a game that can be won.

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With fan festivals attracting huge populations of the host city, the top priority for rights-holders is safety. Helmut Spahn, director general of ICSS (the International Centre for Sport Security), tells Elisha Chauhan how difficult it is for event organisers to address concerns in this area.

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Elisha Chauhan asks leading fan zone stakeholders how they organise their fan festivals and what makes them successful, including case studies of best practice, as well as how to manage safety and security at these mass participation events.

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The Russian Football Premier League (RFPL) top-tier club competition has entered into a partnership with the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) as part of an effort to help protect Russian football from threats to the safety, security and integrity of the game ahead of the country’s hosting of the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

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.

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Kevin Roberts: Integrity should run deep. It should permeate the core of every organisation and guide every individual’s behaviour.

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The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has announced it will establish a new European office.

The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and the German Football League (DFL), governing body of the Bundesliga, have announced a partnership agreement in the areas of international cooperation and education across safety and security planning.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) has agreed a strategic partnership with the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) to tackle corruption and match-fixing.

The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and Qatar Stars League (QSL) have signed a sport integrity partnership designed to prevent match-fixing of football in the region.

The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has partnered with the Italian Professional Football League (Pro League) in a bid to combat match-fixing.

International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has partnered with World Snooker (WPBSA), following the recent unveiling of match-fixing in the sport.

Spanish Football League (LFP) president Javier Tebas Medrano has revealed that between eight and 10 matches in Spain's top two divisions are fixed each season.

The Spanish Football League (LFP) and the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) have agreed a partnership across areas of sport integrity, with a specific focus on match-fixing.