Baseball - LG Pitchers Released by the Club1 year 14 weeks ago
SEOUL, South Korea - The two pitchers embroiled in a match fixing sports scandal that has swept the country have been released by the club. Pitchers Kim Seong-hyun and Park Hyun-jun were released by the LG Twins yesterday.
The two pitchers have been given permanent bans by the KBO, and are not allowed to participate in any baseball activities in the country. They also have to forfeit their salaries.
The release comes after the two pitchers admitted conspiring with a broker to...
Baseball - LG Denies Pitchers Gambled on Baseball1 year 17 weeks ago
DAEGU, South Korea - The on-going match fixing scandal that has hit Korean sports has now shifted to the Korean Baseball Organization.
Prosecutors in the city of Daegu are investigating match-fixing in Korean sports after the arrest of a gambler broker named Kang confessed to having games fixed so he, along with others and players, could benefit millions of won in profits.
Reports in the ...
Volleyball the Latest Sport Accused of Match Fixing1 year 18 weeks ago
DAEGU, South Korea - According to Yonhap News, Korea's national news agency, four players have been arrested in Daegu for alleged match fixing in the Korean V League, the nations top volleyball league.
According to Yonhap, the Daegu District Prosecutors' Office said they took the three men, including a 30-year-old player surnamed Yum, and the broker surnamed Kang into custody as part of their investigation into the suspected game...