Greek tennis player handed lifetime ban for corruption
Greek tennis player Konstantinos Mikos was banned for life on Thursday after being found guilty of four corruption offenses.
A Tennis Integrity Unit investigation confirmed that Mikos offered another Greek player, Alexandros Jakupovic, payment in return for agreeing to lose nominated sets and games in November 2013 at a Greece F20 Futures event in Rethymon.
Mikos was also found to have operated two gambling accounts in which bets were placed on tennis from March 2012 to
Mikos reached a career-best world ranking of 933 in 2014.
Jakupovic was issued a lifetime ban in December 2015.
You may be interested
The archaeological site of SounioPanos - Feb 16, 2018
The temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea, dominates the southernmost tip of Attica, where the horizon…
Greece: The 12 faces of beauty!Panos - Feb 16, 2018
Greece is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Each place is in itself a special world teeming…
Hahn ‘confident’ Macedonia name row settled by JulyPanos - Feb 16, 2018
The European Union is “very confident” Macedonia will settle a long-running row with Greece over its name before July, the…