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Australian cricket chiefs challenge match-fixing claims

National Post – SYDNEY, Australia — Cricket Australia has challenged Al-Jazeera to produce its evidence after the Qatar-based satellite news network warned of plans to air another documentary into alleged match fixing and corruption in the sport.

Summary

  • SYDNEY, Australia — Cricket Australia has challenged Al-Jazeera to produce its evidence after the Qatar-based satellite news network warned of plans to air another documentary into alleged match fixing and corruption in the sport.
  • Al-Jazeera aired an investigative documentary earlier this year into corruption in cricket.
  • Cricket Australia issued a statement Tuesday saying it been notified by Al-Jazeera of the follow-up documentary.
  • “From the limited information provided by Al-Jazeera our team has not identified any issues of corruption relating to current or former Australian players,” Sutherland said.
  • Alex Marshall, head of the ICC’s anti-corruption unit, said investigators “have identified every other person in the original documentary and have spoken to a number of them in connection with match-fixing, including those who are not deemed to be participants under our anti-corruption code.


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