Corruption In Sports

Spanish judge reopens match-fixing case

Jan 26, 2018

A Spanish judge has reopened a match-fixing case involving a soccer game between Levante and Zaragoza from May 2011

Morocco vows 'clean' World Cup bid that won't exploit Trump

Jan 25, 2018

Instead of trying to exploit Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric, Morocco is publicly focusing on presenting a clean bid for the 2026 World Cup against North America

NCAA inquiry at Michigan State reminds some of Penn State

Jan 25, 2018

The NCAA sent a letter to Michigan State earlier this week asking for any potential rules violations related to disgraced doctor Larry Nassar

Russia says Ahn among top athletes barred from Olympics

Jan 23, 2018

The Russian Olympic Committee says short-track speedskater Viktor Ahn, a six-time gold medalist, is among several top athletes barred from the upcoming Pyeongchang Games amid the country's ongoing doping scandal

CAS opens week of cases for 39 Russians banned from Olympics

Jan 22, 2018

The Court of Arbitration of Sport has opened a full week of appeal hearings for 39 Russian athletes disqualified from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for taking part in a state-backed doping program

Trustee: MSU president should quit over sex assault scandal

Jan 21, 2018

A Michigan State University trustee is calling for the university president to resign over the school's handling of the sexual assault scandal involving former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar

IOC creates pool of Russians eligible for Winter Olympics

Jan 20, 2018

The International Olympic Committee says it has created a pool of 389 Russians who are eligible to compete under a neutral flag at next month's Winter Olympics amid the country's doping scandal

Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips Russian cinemas

Jan 18, 2018

Amid doping scandals, Russians are flocking to see a movie about Soviet glory on the Olympic basketball court 46 years ago

Column: A World Cup fix & flaws in referee integrity checks

Jan 16, 2018

FIFA ordered a World Cup qualifier to be replayed after establishing goals were scored as a result of crooked refereeing

World Cup ref banned by FIFA had 6-year match-fixing history

Jan 15, 2018

A FIFA investigation linked a referee accused of match-fixing a World Cup qualifier to "numerous publicly documented scandals" since 2010


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