Sportradar and SportAccord agree MoU
Sportradar and SportAccord signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the 2014 SportAccord Convention to harmonise their prevention and education approaches on Sports Betting Integrity.
Sportradar are the world’s leading supplier of sports betting related data and statistics. The company assist sports federations, state authorities and law enforcement agencies around the world fight betting related match-fixing by providing sophisticated technical solutions for betting fraud detection, as well as proven integrity education and prevention services.
SportAccord, the union of all Olympic and non-Olympic sports International Federations, considers integrity and the fight against match-fixing as one of its main priorities and therefore has recently launched the SISO (Sports Integrity Standards Organisation). This initiative aims at coordinating among all stakeholders the sharing of information, developing a licensing system for both the world of sport and betting operators, and accelerating public awareness.
SportAccord President, Marius Vizer, said, “SportAccord is delighted to sign this Memorandum of Understanding with Sportradar and strengthen our Sports Integrity Standards Organisation initiative. Sportradar’s proven expertise in the field of betting related-match fixing prevention and education will prove invaluable to us.”
Sportradar CEO, Carsten Koerl said, “SportAccord’s position as the union for International Sports Federations from all around the world makes it a vital player in the global fight against betting- related match-fixing and they should be applauded for the work they are doing to protect the integrity of sport. Sportradar through the signing of this agreement is honoured to assist in any way that we can.”