football

Cyprus football tarnished as match-fixing hub

Cyprus tainted as a centre for match-fixing has come as no shock, said Justice Minister George Savvides about a damning report by Spanish website El Confidencial. “The report does not come as

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Own goals from bad decisions

Two extraordinary meetings held at the Presidential Palace this week highlighted once again the meddling of political parties in matters of national importance. Protecting football and halloumi have deteriorated so badly that

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Cyprus takes steps to combat football corruption

President Nicos Anastasiades headed a meeting on Friday over introducing more measures against match-fixing in Cyprus football, a persistent problem that authorities have failed to address over the years. Following the meeting,

Omonia claims Cyprus championship is ‘for sale’

While a UEFA delegation is in Cyprus discussing how to combat match-fixing and corruption in local football, Omonia Nicosia chairman Stavros Papastavrou claimed the league title could be bought for a price.

UEFA delegation in Cyprus to tackle match-fixing

A delegation of UEFA experts is in Cyprus to discuss with authorities how to combat match-fixing and corruption in local football. The visit comes after UEFA notified the Cyprus Football Association (CFA)

Cyprus football back on but doubts linger

The green light has been given for Cyprus football matches to resume after referees staged a strike at the weekend in response to a bomb attack against one of their members. Refs