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Soccer faces battle against match-fixing

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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Yahoo.com: Soccer is falling under a cloud of suspicion, sullied by a multibillion-dollar web of match-fixing that is corrupting the world's most popular sport.

Internet betting, emboldened criminal gangs and even the economic downturn have created conditions that make soccer — or football, as the sport is called around the world — a lucrative target.

 

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