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A series of links on this week's match-fixing stories

Singapore arrests

Interpol: 6 arrested in Singapore linked to Europe

Singapore arrests 14 people in crackdown on football match-fixing

Football match-fixing arrests in Singapore



Southern Stars scandal

Victorian detectives bust alleged soccer match-fixing syndicate

Police arrest coach, nine players in $2 million match-fixing probe

Match-fixing scandal spreads to Queensland

Global criminal suspected despite police control

Million-dollar pay days as players earn beer money

Six charged over fixing scam

Extradition move on syndicate

Coach offered Southern Stars a good deal



Snooker fixing case

Lee guilty of match fixing

Stephen Lee - where did it all go wrong?



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Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes
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