Daily Corruption News: 18 January 2016

Filed under - Sport

Posted 18 January 2016

Today's top story

Global: World tennis hit by match-fixing reports, authorities back integrity unit

World tennis was rocked on Monday by allegations that the game's authorities have failed to deal with widespread match-fixing, just as the Australian Open, the first grand slam tournament of the year, kicked off in Melbourne.

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Global: From Gucci shoes to Lady Gaga concert tickets: Infamous cases where kickbacks were offered in kind
Economic Times

Global: How the Mafia make millions out of the plight of migrants

Global: In U.S. money-laundering case, shades of Russian corruption 
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Global: World’s 62 richest people own as much as poorest 3.6bn
Irish Examiner

Bosnia and Herzegovina: A thankless task: Blowing the whistle on graft in Bosnia
Reuters (TI mention)

Ethiopia: In Ethiopia, anger over corruption and farmland development runs deep
The Guardian

Mexico: Mexico’s Humberto Moreira faces six years in Spanish jail
Latin Correspondent

Nigeria: Nigeria’s opposition won't defend spokesman in corruption allegations
Voice of America

Blogs and opinion

Global: Is it corruption for a politician to take a bribe if he doesn't follow through?
The Guardian

China: Is corruption within the PLA diminishing China’s military preparedness?
The Diplomat

News from Transparency International

On the web: Richard Pound: the corruption risks in sport
Press release: Media advisory: Corruption Perceptions Index to be launched 27 January 2016

Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Access to information   |   Accountability   |   Governance   |   Sport   |   Whistleblowing   
Tags - Match-fixing   |   Tennis   |   Australian Open   |   Tennis Integrity Unit   

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