This theme presents the 3 protagonists-agents involved in a typical match fixing action. It describes the techniques and the different stages typically used to establish a successful fix and provides information about the type of approach towards match fixing from the athlete’s perspective. This theme explores the concept of coercion.
These themes introduce the role of social pressure in match fixing. They aim to raise awareness about the types and the sources of social pressure that lead to match fixing. These themes provide examples of actions in sport that support or undermine sport values and develops plans of action that will help an athlete to resist fixing a game in potential tempting situations.
This theme focuses on the different moral perspectives athletes may adopt while competing and discusses why people cheat. It offers general information about how athletes justify unethical behaviours and prompts athletes to reflect on how they should think instead.
This theme offers information about the role of media and advertising in shaping public opinion related to match fixing. It explains how the presentation of match fixing in the media and gambling/betting advertisements can influence an athlete’s decision to fix a game and/or bet.