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Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Egyptian tennis player Karim Hossam banned from tennis for life for match fixing

Global tennis’ anti-corruptions body, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), slapped Egyptian tennis player Karim Hossam with a lifetime ban from the game and a USD 15,000 fine for match-fixing offences, the TIU said in a statement. Hossam was found guilty of sixteen corruption charges in the period between 2013-2017, including match-fixing, betting, providing "inside information" and failing to report bribery solicitations.

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