Declan Hill wins Play the Game award 2009

Canadian investigative journalist, author and academic, Declan Hill received the Play the Game 2009 award in recognition of his groundbreaking research and documentation of the realities of match fixing. Hill, author of the critically acclaimed book “The Fix”, is the world’s leading investigator into the illegal Asian gambling rings that are the prime movers in the world of football match-fixing.

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The Play the Game Award is awarded by the initiative Play the Game run by the Danish Institute for Sports Studies. It pays tribute to an individual or a group of persons who in their professional careers or as volunteers in sport have made an outstanding effort to strengthen the basic ethical values of sport.

Read more about the Play the Game award here

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