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.

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