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Singapore Court jails Chinese national for sneaking another man into Taylor Swift concert

A man who helped another man illegally enter Taylor Swift's recent concert in Singapore has been jailed for two weeks. As reported by Channel NewsAsia, Wu Zhihong, aged 54, tried to…

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Apr 8, 2024 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


South Korean Government looks to combat ticket scalping with macro tools ban

As part of moves to fight widespread ticket scalping in the country, a new South Korean Government measure that bans the use of macro tools to buy tickets is now in effect. A revision of…

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Apr 4, 2024 Entertainment / Legal / Ticketing /


Starlizard Integrity Services identifies 167 suspicious football matches in 2023

London-based, sports integrity specialists - Starlizard Integrity Services (SIS) - have identified 167 football matches played around the world in 2023 as suspicious. The SIS report…

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Mar 20, 2024 Events / Finance / Legal / Sport /


International Olympic Committee makes declaration against the politicisation of sport

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today reaffirmed its position against the politicisation of sport, highlighting its position as a Fundamental Principle of the Olympic…

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Mar 19, 2024 Events / Legal / Sport /


Japanese Olympic Committee pays 2 billion yen tax bill for accounting irregularities

The Japanese Olympic Committee has been forced to pay around 2 billion yen (US$13 million) in back taxes after tax authorities discovered it had engaged in improper accounting in financial…

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Mar 13, 2024 Finance / Legal / Sport /


Sportradar highlights leading role of Artificial Intelligence in latest match-fixing report

Sportradar Integrity Services, a unit of Sportradar has released its annual report - ‘Betting Corruption and Match-fixing in 2023’ which details the company’s findings…

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Mar 6, 2024 Events / Finance / Legal / Sport / Technology /


Athlete representation and rules for transgender athletes tackled at LawAccord

Topical legal issues confronting International Federations including athlete representation, rules for transgender athletes in international sport and how to ensure integrity in…

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Feb 16, 2024 ByKaren Sweaney Events / Legal / Sport /


South Korean Court convicts police officers over Halloween 2022 crowd crush cover-up

A South Korean court has convicted three former police officers of destroying internal files and other evidence in an attempted cover-up after a Halloween crowd crush that killed nearly 160…

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Feb 15, 2024 Events / Legal / Safety / Security /



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