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Europe tackles match-fixing

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By Euronews
Europe tackles match-fixing

<p>As more football match-fixing scandals emerge across Europe, experts talk about the huge sums of money involved and the authorities reveal their plans to tackle the problem.</p> <p><span class="caps">UEFA</span> demands urgent action from European sports ministers for close cross-border cooperation and the Council of Europe announces it has started work on a new international convention to combat match-fixing across all sports.</p> <p>Meanwhile, a professional footballer speaks out publicly about how he was approached to fix matches and expresses his fears for the future of the game.</p>