(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.