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Rogge foresees betting watchdog

Updated: June 24, 2010, 1:59 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Sports federations need to join the fight against game-fixing and other betting scams if they want to be part of the Olympics, IOC president Jacques Rogge said Thursday.

Three years ago, the International Olympic Committee asked sports bodies, betting companies and law enforcement agencies to settle on a plan to combat betting fraud. So far the proposed measures have been voluntary and each federation can decide how to implement them.

At an IOC seminar in Lausanne, ...

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