Sports Law #9: How BWF Punishes Match Fixers
Richard Wee, Sports Lawyer | Nik Erman, Sports Lawyer
In light of the recent announcement by the Badminton World Federation that two professional Malaysian badminton players are being charged for match-fixing, sports lawyers Richard Wee and Nik Erman walk us through the arbitration process, including why the hearing is being conducted in Singapore, why the badminton world body was able to look through players’ text messages for evidence, and how a guilty verdict affects a professional athlete’s career.
Produced by: Chua Ern Teck
Presented by: Chua Ern Teck
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