FA told streaming deal with gambling groups threatens sports funding

British sports bodies are at risk of losing taxpayer funding after the UK government called on them to review commercial arrangements that allow gambling companies to stream sports events on their websites. Nigel Adams, sports minister, said on Thursday that the government had asked the Football Association, English football’s governing body, “in no uncertain terms” to reconsider a deal that allows seven gambling companies to show FA Cup matches live on their websites to customers who are registered to bet.

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