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Posted: 15 Feb 2013 @ 00:14
Bishop calls for betting ban in Australian sport
A MORATORIUM on betting on sports, including cricket, should beconsidered as a response to the Australian Crime Commission's"devastating" report on sport in the country, the Bishop ofMelbourne, the Rt Revd Philip Huggins, said last Friday. The reportidentified "widespread use" of illegal drugs, and evidence of linksbetween professional athletes and organised criminal groups, which"may have resulted in match-fixing and the fraudulent ...
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