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David Savic banned for match-fixing

Updated: September 6, 2012, 6:42 AM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Serbian tennis player David Savic was found guilty of match-fixing and had his life ban confirmed by world sport's highest court on Thursday.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said its panel found it was proven that Savic "made invitations to another tennis player to fix the outcome" of matches.

Savic will be "permanently ineligible to participate in any event organized or sanctioned by any tennis governing body," the court ruled.

The three-lawyer panel ...

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