Documents

The following section features a number of the documents and interviews that were featured in ‘The Fix’.

It is also a resource bank for other researchers, journalists and fans who are interested in match-fixing in team sports. There is a selection of some of the best academic research into match corruption, newspaper articles on cases in various countries around the world and some important documents on gambling and match-fixing in tennis, cricket and baseball.

Declan Hill's investigation:

Interview Transcript Stephen Appiah (MS Word document)

MP3 Audio of Interview with Stephen Appiah: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6

MINUTES OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE ENQUIRY INTO ALLEGATIONS OF BRIBERY LEVELED AGAINST ABUBAKARI DAMBA HELD ON 3RD JULY, 2007

Interview Notes of Randy Abbey – Official of the Ghana Football Association

MP3 Audio of Interview with Randy Abbey

Interview with President of the Ghana FA (MS Word document)

MP3 Audio of Interview with Ghana FA President Kwesi Nyantakyi

Bibliography for "The Fix: Soccer and Organzized Crime" (MS Word document)

Other Cases:

Soccer: Calciopoli, Luciano Moggi Wiretaps

Soccer: House of Lords judgement on Grobbelaar case (MS Word document)

Cricket: Hansie Cronje's statement before the Judge Edwin King Commission

Cricket: COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO CRICKET MATCH FIXING AND RELATED MATTERS (MS Word document)

Cricket: Indian Report on cricket match-fixing and related malpractices

Baseball: Pete Rose baseball report (PDF)

Tennis: Report on possible fixing in Tennis for the ATP (PDF)

Academic:

"The Italian Job: Match Rigging, Career Concerns and Media Concentration in Serie A" By Tito Boeri & Battista Severgnini (PDF)

"Point Shaving: Corruption in NCAA Basketball" By JUSTIN WOLFERS (PDF)

"Did the Soviets Collude? A Statistical Analysis of Championship Chess 1940-64" By Charles C. Moul & John V. Nye

"Winning Isn't Everything: Corruption in Sumo Wrestling" By MARK DUGGAN AND STEVEN D. LEVITT (PDF)

"Cheating in Contests" By Ian Preston & Stefan Szymanski (PDF)

"Losing to Win: Tournament Incentives in the National Basketball Association" By Beck Taylor & Justin Trogdon

"DIGGING THE DIRT AND STAYING CLEAN: Retrieving the Investigative Tradition for a Critical Sociology of Sport" By John Sugden and Alan Tomlinson

Newspaper Articles:

"Football Bodies to Investigate Match-Fixing Claims", Der Spiegel

"Web Site Puts Focus on the Fix in Sports Bets" By JOE DRAPE, New York Times

"Betting Agents Invade Queens' Camp" By Rosalind Amoh, Daily Graphic

"Danish coach accuses Chinese of spying at 2007 Women's World Cup"

"Reinhard Fabisch, Benin Match-fixing claims set for probe"

"Five Asians Arrested For Trying to Bribe Youth Footballers"

"Murdered Chinese graduate Yang Zhen Xing linked to internet betting scam"

"Asian Betting Rings Target Scots Youth Football"

"Sepp Blatter Toasts World’s Most Wanted Mobster"

"La coupe de l'UEFA achetée par des mafieux russes?" (French)

"Zenit fury at accusations of Uefa Cup bribery"

"Exclusive: Gambling is 'bigger threat to sport than doping'"

"FA match-fixing inquiry hits wall of silence"

"A-Rod revelation is the tip of an iceberg that spans across the Atlantic"

Cases of Match Fixing by Country:

Bulgaria: "Bulgarian game infected by match fixing, Levski boss says"

Bulgaria: "Former Bulgarian referees chief charged over match-fixing

Czech: "Bringing Down the Big House"

Germany: "More Match Fixing Allegations: Top German Pair Were Found with $50,000 at Russian Airpot"

South Africa: "PSL title race turns into thriller"

Spain: "Malaga-Tenerife-Real Sociedad Bribe Allegations Hit Fever Pitch"

Spain: MP3 Audio of conversation (in Spanish) between the alleged fixer and player, Part I.

Spain: MP3 Audio of conversation (in Spanish) between the alleged fixer and player, Part II.

Taiwan: "Rough Diamonds"

Poland: "New evidence revealed in Polish football scandal"

Malta: "Police, MFA step up investigations into Premier League match-fixing claims"

Poland: "Lato could be removed from PZPN"

Macedonia: "Velibor Dzarovski, King of the Football Mafia"

China: "China match-fixers have Rashid all riled up"

China: "A shuttlecock fight of epic proportion"

How to Fix a Football Match