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match-fixing Line breaks: match-fixing

Definition of match-fixing in English:


[mass noun]
(In sport) the action or practice of dishonestly determining the outcome of a match before it is played: he was suspended for five years after being found guilty of match-fixing
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  • Brazilian refereeing chief Armando Marques resigned yesterday, almost a week after the country was stunned by an alleged match-fixing scandal involving two senior referees.
  • India had been rocked by the match-fixing episode and the team was rudderless.
  • A subsequent Fifa investigation found no evidence of match-fixing.

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