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FIFA extends Italian match-fixing bans worldwide

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Seventy players and officials sanctioned in Italy for their involvement in match-fixing between 2011 and 2012 saw their suspensions extended worldwide by FIFA's disciplinary committee on Wednesday. 

Juventus coach Antonio Conte looking on during a match at the Juventus Stadium in Turin on January 6, 2013. Seventy players and officials sanctioned in Italy for their involvement in match-fixing between 2011 and 2012 saw their suspensions extended worldwide by FIFA's disciplinary committee on Wednesday.

Following three different legal proceedings led by the country over the course of last year, 106 individuals were charged with match-fixing, through direct involvement or by failing to report irregularities, illegal betting or corrupt organisation.

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