Chinese fans buy sports lottery tickets for the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Photo: AFP Chinese fans buy sports lottery tickets for the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Photo: AFP
Chinese fans buy sports lottery tickets for the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Photo: AFP

Match-fixing: ‘more than 10 suspicious basketball games’ in Asian league with Covid-19 crisis poised to cause rise in corrupt practices

  • Sports integrity services provider Sportradar says players and officials more vulnerable to corrupt approaches given the depressed economy
  • Match-fixing activity is expected to increase, with Asia accounting for 60 per cent of global sports betting turnover

Topic |   Corruption in Asia
Chinese fans buy sports lottery tickets for the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Photo: AFP Chinese fans buy sports lottery tickets for the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Photo: AFP
Chinese fans buy sports lottery tickets for the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Photo: AFP
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