Working together with the IOC since its Memorandum of Understanding in January 2014, INTERPOL and the IOC have widened the scope of joint activities to better tackle competition manipulation in sport with a focus on prevention and training through a joint Global Integrity in Sport Capacity Building Programme.
Jointly, the two organisations have undertaken workshops in countries around the world to develop valuable skills needed to combat competition manipulation and other related issues. These workshops are targeted at National Olympic Committees (NOCs), International and National Sports Federations (IFs and NFs), law enforcement, governmental entities and betting regulators. INTERPOL has also strengthened its Match-Fixing Task Force, which currently includes police members from 78 jurisdictions.“We thank the IOC for its commitment to this issue through the Olympic Agenda and the creation of the Olympic Movement Unit on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions,” adds the INTERPOL Secretary General. “We need therefore to continue building on our partnership so as to protect the integrity of sport and protect clean athletes, now and in the future.”