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Hotline created to report abuse and illegal activities in sports

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 11:18 AM | By Carolyn Gruske

An independent body wants to hear about bad behaviour in sports.

The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has created a sports integrity telephone hotline and a website to collect reports about actions ranging from doping to match fixing to sexual abuse. While the reporting tools are designed to work internationally, they have been officially launched in North America. (A “soft launch” is also underway in Qatar.)

The ICSS, which has its headquarters Doha and offices in Geneva, London and New York, stresses that it is...