Guardia Civil and Sportradar establish Sports Integrity MoU
In the last few years, there is a growing international concern about the participation of organised criminal groups in match fixing events in order to obtain illicit profits in online sports betting.
For this reason, the Guardia Civil, has signed today an MoU with Sportradar, world-wide leading provider of Integrity Services.
In the joint interest of protecting and maintaining integrity of sport, this MoU will improve the cooperation in investigations related to corruption and sports integrity, thanks to the exchange of experiences, statistical data, information and trends.
The Guardia Civil is a national and international reference in the fight against this kind of crimes, and has run the two most important investigations in the recent years related to match fixing in tennis. They have also been working with different entities and agencies to be able to provide a more effective response in the fight against such criminal organizations.
Currently, the Guardia Civil is present and collaborates with Interpol, Europol and UN and on national level with the Direccion General de Ordenación del Juego (Spanish Regulator), as well as different players associations, federations and companies like Sportradar.
Sportradar is the leading global provider of sports data intelligence. Established in 2000, the company occupies a unique position at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries, providing sports federations, news media, consumer platforms and sports betting operators with a range of solutions to help grow their business. Sportradar monitors, analyses and delivers insights from more than 400,000 matches annually across 60 sports.
The information and analysis provided by Sportradar will help every investigation related to corruption in sports, and will support Guardia Civil safeguarding integrity of Spanish sports in a rapidly and evolving digital environment.
For more information, please contact Guardia Civil Press Dpt at 915 146 010.