This Wednesday, September 12th, CBC will be airing a report by investigative reporter Diana Swain on The National (10pm ET on CBC, 9 and 11pm ET on CBC News Network). According to the press release, this report will look at a German gang responsible for match fixing in games around the world and will reveal wiretap evidence of a fixed CSL game in Trois Rivierès, Quebec.
This documentary will be followed up with columns in the Metro newspapers, stories on CBCNews.ca, CanadianSoccerNews and other locations. As the press release states:
Why would anyone want to fix a CSL game? Who took the bribes? Who reaped the windfall? And how did they—almost—get away with it?Match fixing is a big business, and Canadian Declan Hill's book, The Fix, goes into a great amount of detail as to how this all works. He also runs a blog that discusses ongoing issues around the world.
Update: The schedule of the stories about this issue can be found online now.
Further update: CBC News is reporting confirmation the match above having been fixed.
Final update: The video story is available online, along with a detailed article