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European ministers agree to combat match fixing

IANS  |  Budapest 

Leading officials from over 40 countries in the Council of have agreed to take steps to halt match fixing, spectator violence and use of performance enhancing drugs.

Hungary's State Secretary for Tunde Szabo made the announcement at a news conference on Tuesday, reports Xinhua.

One accord, signed at the end of the session by the participants, focuses primarily on combating fan violence at events, particularly during football matches.

Deputy Secretary General of CoE Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni called the agreements an important step towards fighting corruption.



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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 13:50 IST