Soccer-Singapore court jails Lebanon officials in match-fixing row (Reuters)

(Refiles to amend headline) By Kevin Lim SINGAPORE, June 10 (Reuters) – A Singapore court jailed two Lebanese assistant referees for three months on Monday and postponed passing sentence on a Lebanese referee after all three pleaded guilty to accepting sexual bribes to fix a soccer match. Singapore has been the focus of a international probe into soccer match-fixing, with European anti-crime agency Europol saying in February that hundreds of matches had been fixed in a global betting scam run from the Southeast Asian city-state. …

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