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Questions tagged [match-fixing]

For questions about match-fixing, where sport participants attempt to cause predetermined results that may not arise naturally in order to gain non-sporting benefits.

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What are the most significant confirmed instances of match-rigging in football?

What are the most significant confirmed (i.e. investigated by the governing body and punished) instances of match-rigging in football? When considering significance, please include: Level of the ...
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Match being called off because of an attempt of match-fixing in Europe's top-level football leagues

A Swedish (top-flight) league game between Gothenburg and AIK has been postponed after an alleged match-fixing attempt. (dailymail, Wikipedia) Are there any other examples of match being called off ...
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Why is match fixing illegal?

With all eyes on FIFA in the past days, I tend to wonder, why match fixing (or tournament fixing) is illegal in any sport. I understand that fixing violates the rules of the governing body of a ...
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What issues arise from spot fixing and match fixing in cricket and football?

What are spot fixing and match fixing in cricket and football, and what issues arise from such?