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Building Innovative Tools for the Exchange of Information
and Awareness Raising Against Match-Fixing in Sport.

Led by ICSS INSIGHT and made possible by the financial support of the European Union, the BITEFIX project aims to create and offer tools to enable committed stakeholders to work together, contributing to greater efficiency of the existing exchange of information mechanisms, particularly in support of the national platforms under the Council of Europe Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, also known as the Macolin Convention, while strengthening the resilience of the system in countering match-fixing and encouraging capacity building.

Facts and Figures

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2020 Trends

Re-emergence of sport events (e.g., ghostmatches) for the sole purpose of betting

Illegal betting remains an important sports corruption enabler for law enforcement agencies worldwide.

New sports have been targeted (e.g., Darts, Table Tennis) for betting corrruption.

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Testimonies to safeguard sport

testimonial large1 androulla vassiliou
“Match-fixing and corruption pose the greatest threats to European sport today, and the European Commission is determined to do all it can to help the sports authorities tackle them.”
Androulla VassiliouEU Commissioner for education, culture, multilingualism, youth and sport March 2013 – Commissioner’s statement
testimonial large1 Jacques Rogge
“The manipulation of sports through sports betting poses the greatest threat to the integrity of sport”
Jacques RoggeJacques ROGGE, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) – 2001/2013
testimonial large1 Nelson Madela
“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all types of discrimination.”
Nelson MandelaPresidency of South Africa: 1994–1999; The Nobel Peace Prize 1993
testimonial large1 Diogo Guia
“The exchange of information to combat the manipulation of sport is a systematic problem for sporting governing bodies, regulators, law enforcement authorities, as to other key-actors of civil society. While the Council of Europe’s Macolin Convention offers a concrete legal framework to combat match-fixing, there is a pressing need to enhanced cooperation, promote the exchange of best practices and set up comprehensive practical instruments and training and education programs to ensure greater awareness by all stakeholders and overall resilience of the system.”
Diogo GuiaDirector, Sports Public Policy & Chief Operating Officer, ICSS INSIGHT

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