Corruption In Sports

FIFA bans former vice president for life for taking bribes

Oct 2, 2019

Former FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo has been banned for life for bribery that was exposed by a sprawling American federal investigation of corruption in international soccer

Former Anderlecht executive arrested in fraud case

Sep 12, 2019

Belgian police have arrested former Anderlecht executive Herman Van Holsbeeck as part of a money laundering and corruption investigation in soccer

The Latest: Serena rolls over Sharapova into second round

Aug 27, 2019

The Latest from the US Open: Serena Williams rolls into second round, beats Sharapova 6-1, 6-1

Russ Conway, writer who brought down hockey union boss, dies

Aug 20, 2019

Longtime Boston hockey writer Russ Conway, a 1992 Pulitzer Prize finalist, has died at the age of 70

Court upholds Albanian club's 10-year UEFA ban for fixing

Jul 12, 2019

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld Skenderbeu's 10-year ban from UEFA competitions for widespread fixing of domestic and European matches

Silver says changes to rules on draft trades possible

Jul 10, 2019

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says changes to draft-trade rules may be coming

JOC gets new leader in wake of Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal

Jun 27, 2019

A former gold medalist has been elected to lead the Japanese Olympic Committee, which is mired in a scandal that forced the former president to step aside in an alleged vote-buying scheme to land next year's Tokyo Games

A soccer great is now touched by scandal

Jun 19, 2019

Michel Platini was a winner for club and country on the soccer field, and became one of the sport's most high-profile administrators off it

Former FIFA head Blatter: Sarkozy meeting key to Qatar vote

Jun 18, 2019

A French investigation into suspected corruption in the 2022 World Cup hosting contest has revived Sepp Blatter's version of how the United States lost the vote to Qatar

Out of turmoil, Infantino set to lead FIFA into calmer era

Jun 3, 2019

After years of turmoil for FIFA, Gianni Infantino this week will get a fresh four-year presidential term to lead world soccer in relative calm

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