Two ex-British cops to head match-fixing prevention effort

Updated: January 7, 2008, 5:51 PM ET
Associated Press

Two former British police officers who fought corruption in horse racing and cricket are going to head tennis' efforts to prevent match-fixing.

Ben Gunn, who has worked for the British Horseracing Authority, and Jeff Rees, who retired in November from the International Cricket Council's security unit, were appointed Monday by tennis' governing bodies.

The sport's leaders want to avoid more problems after a season that included a gambling investigation into a match involving ...

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