Corruption In Sports

South African referees offered $30K to fix game in Nigeria

Apr 12, 2018

The South African soccer association says four of its match officials were offered a $30,000 bribe to fix an international club game in Nigeria

Youth soccer sex abuse scandal causes uproar in Argentina

Apr 4, 2018

Argentina's Football Association says that it will closely monitor boarding houses where youth players live following a sex abuse scandal involving minors at two of the country's most successful, popular and powerful soccer clubs

Federal probe, Villanova's follow-up top 2018-19 story lines

Apr 3, 2018

The ongoing federal investigation into corruption in college basketball and Villanova's follow-up to its national-title run are two early stories to watch for the 2018-19 season

New Australia coach reflects on USA Gymnastics abuse scandal

Apr 2, 2018

Aly Raisman's long-time coach Mihai Brestyan says he was stunned and angry about the sexual abuse scandal that has plunged USA gymnastics into crisis

David Warner issues tearful apology over ball tampering

Mar 31, 2018

Australian opener David Warner has issued a tearful apology for his part in the ball-tampering scandal during the third cricket test against South Africa last weekend

Handshakes win over taunts as Australia finds its fight

Mar 30, 2018

Handshakes win over taunts as scandal-tainted Australia cricket team plays again

Smith, Lehmann reduced to tears amid ball-tampering scandal

Mar 29, 2018

The fallout from the ball-tampering scandal in cricket reduced Australia's two most high-profile figures to tears Thursday, with captain Steve Smith apologizing to the nation and his family before coach Darren Lehmann announced his intention to quit

Cricket council reviews code after "worst" behavior in years

Mar 29, 2018

The International Cricket Council is launching a world-wide review of player conduct in the wake of the 12-month bans Cricket Australia imposed on captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner for their roles in a ball-tampering scandal

International Cricket Council launches world-wide review of player conduct in wake of ball-tampering scandal

Mar 29, 2018

International Cricket Council launches world-wide review of player conduct in wake of ball-tampering scandal

Games aim to overcome concerns over koalas, cricket and beer

Mar 29, 2018

The beer supply is under threat. The koalas are endangered too. And don't mention the cricket. Commonwealth Games organizers are confident they'll overcome any issues to ensure the Gold Coast event restores Australia's reputation


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