Posts Tagged: Soccer
The Mexico men’s soccer team beat Panama Wednesday night in Atlanta in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, on a 2-1 overtime win.
A penalty kick assigned by the referee at the 88th minute was a questionable call, and at the time, Panama was winning 1-0.… Continue Reading
At least 680 soccer games around the world were fixed between 2008 and 2011, about half by a syndicate allegedly operating from Singapore, an international police coalition said Monday.
The matches include World Cup qualifiers, European Championship games, and league games across Europe, Asia, and Africa, according to the European anti-crime agency Europol.… Continue Reading
Professional footballers in Singapore are now required to take polygraph tests and answer questions about match fixing and corruption in the sport.
Winston Lee, the general secretary of the Singapore Football Association, said this week that lie detectors are a major deterrent to criminal activity.… Continue Reading