Corruption In Sports

Russia names new Olympic chief in wake of doping scandals

May 29, 2018

Fencing champion Stanislav Pozdnyakov has been elected president of the Russian Olympic Committee after its previous leader stepped down following years of doping scandals

Amid rape allegation, Jordaan re-elected SAfrica soccer boss

May 27, 2018

Danny Jordaan, the chief organizer of the 2010 World Cup, has been re-elected as president of the South African Football Association for a second term despite allegations made by a singer that he raped her 25 years ago

Sri Lanka Cricket to co-operate with ICC over fixing probe

May 26, 2018

Sri Lanka Cricket says it will offer its "fullest co-operation" with the International Cricket Council over allegations of plans to fix matches in the country

Brazil marketing executive linked to FIFA scandal dies

May 25, 2018

A Brazilian sports marketing executive who testified for the prosecution in a corruption scandal at FIFA has died in Sao Paulo

Argentine approached about tennis fix, awaits discipline

May 25, 2018

Argentine tennis player to be disciplined for not reporting approaches about fixing matches

Argentine tennis player cited for fixing 2 matches in 2015

May 24, 2018

Argentine tennis player Nicolas Kicker cited for fixing 2 matches in 2015; punishment to come

FIFA Council member Nyantakyi arrested on return to Ghana

May 24, 2018

FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi of Ghana has been arrested upon his return to his home country

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

May 23, 2018

Lawmakers find funding, urgency lacking in Olympic sex-abuse crisis

Ukraine accuses most professional clubs of match-fixing

May 23, 2018

Ukrainian police have accused most of the country's professional soccer clubs of match-fixing and launched a series of raids as the country prepares to host the Champions League final

Gambling expert calls for WADA-style monitoring of athletes

May 23, 2018

A leading Australian gambling researcher says he hopes the U.S. entry into live sports betting might help result in the formation of an international anti-corruption unit to monitor athletes, similar to the World Anti-Doping Agency for illegal drug-taking


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