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MATCH-FIXING

Match-fixing or Competition Manipulation is the intentional act to unfairly change the course or the outcome of a sports competition. Learn more about match-fixing and how to avoid it:


Match-Fixing Infographic

The most important information you need to know about match-fixing in Biathlon. Download the infographic here. Download the infographic in Russian here.

IBU Regulations of the Manipulation of Biathlon Competitions

Consult Chaper C: Preventing the Manipulation of Biathlon Competitions of the Integrity Code to learn about Participants´ obligations to prevent match-fixing.

In accordance with Chapter B: IBU Code of Conduct, Rule 8 of the Integrity Code Participants are obliged to report any knowledge or suspisions of rule violations and cooperate fully with investigations.

Who might be approached to fix a competition, and what form might this approach take?

Click here to find out what the risk factors for match-fixing are and what a typical scenario of competition manipulation looks like. 

What should you do if you’re asked to fix a competition, and what are the consequences?

Click here to find out what you should do when asked to fix a competition and what the consequences of match-fixing might be. 

Test your knowledge!

Can you tell what is match-fixing and what is not? We prepared six cases to test your knowledge of competition manipulation rules. Also available in Russian.

 Find the quiz here.

Useful links

Athlete 365 course “Preventing Competition Manipulation”: https://olympics.com/athlete365/courses/preventing-competition-manipulation/

Video “How I was asked to cheat” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RicHEIFiGJ0

Oliver Anderson story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHtEn9Gvtbc

Nicolás Kicker story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THgJVmeVsPM

Visit the website of your national federation and/or NADA/integrity organisation for more information, for example, Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, Sport Integrity Australia and Suomen urheilun eettinen keskus

Submit a report

If you want to confidentially report any knowledge or suspicions about match-fixing, you can submit an online report by clicking on the pink button below:

SUBMIT AN ONLINE REPORT
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