South Africa eyes match-fixing

April 5, 2013
By Associated Press
JOHANNESBURG -- Three years after the first World Cup in Africa, the South African government will investigate allegations of match-fixing leading to the showcase tournament.

The South African sports ministry, FIFA and the South African Football Association said Friday there was a "concrete conclusion" from the three parties on a long-awaited commission to look into possible corruption in games involving South Africa's national team just weeks before the World Cup.

"This long-standing ...

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