November 18 – FIFA has issued a deadline of November 20 to Ghana to respond to the match-fixing allegations made by the South African Football Association (SAFA) following their controversial elimination from the 2022 World Cup qualifying competition.
November 15 – South African officials suspect match-fixing was at play in Sunday’s crunch 1-0 World Cup qualifying defeat to Ghana and want FIFA and the Confederation of African Football to investigate the conduct of the officials.
November 2 – FIFA has won the dismissal of a lawsuit by former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia in a New York court, after Siasia challenged his match-fixing ban.
October 29 – Edgars Gauračs, a former striker for the Latvian national team and Director General at Latvian club FK Spartaks Jūrmala, has been sanctioned with a ten-year ban for match-fixing.
October 14 – Sportradar is reporting that its match-fixing detecting system highlighted 1,100 suspicious matches in the past 18 months, with 655 coming in the first nine months of 2021.
October 8 – UEFA and players’ union FIFPRO are pushing the Red Button whistleblowing app as the go-to platform for players to report possible match-fixing incidents.
August 3 – Kenya has provisionally suspended five top football league referees over allegations of match-fixing and the manipulation of national league results.
July 13 – UEFA have moved to increase the resources to fight against betting related match-fixing in European football.
June 22 – Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia’s life ban for bribery related to match-fixing has been reduced to five years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) which argued he did not profit from his misdemeanor.
June 8 – A Turkish court has sentenced a media executive and a former police chief to more than 1,000 years each in prison for conspiring to bring match-fixing charges against top-flight Fenerbahce.
May 5 – In another blow to Kenyan football, Premier League club Zoo FC have been sanctioned for suspected match fixing, and relegated the club from the domestic Premier League.
May 5 – Sports betting integrity specialist Sportradar, which services a bulk of national federations and confederations with its bet monitoring systems, has taken the battle against match-fixing a step further with an MoU with the General Directorate National Police of Bulgaria.
April 16 – Four days after UEFA ordered the Serbian FA (FSS) to investigate alleged match-fixing, two second-tier clubs have been fined and suffered a points deduction.
April 16 – A Russian referee has been suspended for 90 days during a UEFA investigation into a suspected match-fixing case.
April 8 – With the Dutch on the cusp of legalising online sports betting in the country, the Netherlands Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation (NOC*NSF) has moved to increase protection against match-fixing via a new deal with Sportradar Integrity Services.