Sports integrity group the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has joined forces with the Portuguese Olympic Committee (COP) to announce a landmark code of conduct on sport betting integrity which will be introduced in Portugal and other Portuguese speaking nations.

The new code of conduct (ICSS-COP Standard CoC) has been developed using the Sorbonne-ICSS Guiding Principles for Protecting the Integrity of Sports Competitions, and will set out recognised standards on sport betting integrity for the first time to safeguard federations, clubs and athletes throughout Portugal.

It follows the signing of a deal earlier this year between the ICSS and the Portuguese Institute for Sport and Youth (IPDJ).

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