Norway’s Ministry of Culture has stepped up its efforts to combat match-fixing with the establishment of a dedicated unit that will be attached to the country’s Gaming Authority (Lotteritilsynet).

The unit has been tasked with collecting relevant information and analysing evidence when suspicion arises that a sporting event has been manipulated.

It will work alongside other national bodies including state-owned operator Norsk Tipping and the Norwegian Football Federation, as well as using the Gaming Authority’s expertise as it looks to carry out its duties.

Premium subscribers continue here to the full article.