Criminality in sport is linked to other criminal activities: UN official

25 November 2013

Match fixing, illegal or irregular betting and other criminal activities affect a number of major sporting events, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

This problem is one of the issues that are being discussed at the week-long conference which opened in Panama City on Monday.

The meeting has brought together representatives of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption.

Anne Thomas caught up with Dimosthenis Chrysikos, who is Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer with UNODC to find out about the problem of corruption in sport.

Duration: 5’00”


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