Cyprus soccer championship resumes after refs end walkout

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cypriot soccer league got back on track Monday after referees ended their walkout following assurances about their safety in the wake of a bombing attack against a colleague’s car.

Despite the development, there are still lingering allegations of match-fixing.

Justice Minister George Savvides announced the appointment of a senior police officer who will be the point man in collecting all information about match-fixing and possible threats against referees.

Savvides also announced the setting up of a whistleblower hotline for tip-offs on possible match-fixing. He said anyone willing to provide information about possible match-fixing can do so to any law enforcement official they feel at ease with in complete anonymity.

“Whoever loves the sport, now is the time
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