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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Austrian tennis player Convicted Lifetime

Austrian tennis player Daniel Koellerer got a life sentence should not appear in the arena of professional tennis. According to the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU), Tuesday (31/5/11), Koellerer involved in match-fixing scandal.

Under the Uniform Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme, the 27-year-old tennis player, ranked 385 of the world and has ever reached a position 55, the highest of his career in 2009, was found guilty on three charges, including "designing or trying to design the outcome of an event."

"lifetime ban takes effect immediately, and means Mr Koellerer not eligible to participate in tournaments or competitions organized or approved by the governing body of professional tennis," the statement TIU.

Koellerer, who was also fined U.S. $ 100,000 (about USD 855.991 million), the right to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

TIU was established by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and the ATP and WTA Tours, in order to protect the sport of corruption and gambling scandals. All players must be enrolled in the program (Uniform Tennis Anti-Corruption Programme).

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