Danish badminton players receive match-fixing offer

Badminton’s governing body has asked police to investigate claims by the world number nine and another Danish player that they were approached to throw matches. BWF-NEW-LOGO-medium-size-e1346327343602

Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik Hoyer told the Danish Broadcasting Corporation that the case was the “biggest” he could remember.

Singles player Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, who ranks ninth, and doubles player Kim Astrup told the broadcaster that they received offers to their Facebook accounts by a Malaysian man who said he had previously fixed matches in the Singapore Open and the Thomas Cup.

Read more: Sport.SG

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