Corruption In Sports

Ex-Brazil soccer boss gets 4 years in prison in FIFA probe

Aug 22, 2018

A former South American soccer official convicted on corruption charges in the sprawling FIFA bribery scandal has been sentenced in New York to four years in prison

IAAF's Bubka cleared by investigation into payment

Aug 22, 2018

Track and field's main anti-corruption body says it has cleared IAAF senior vice-president Sergei Bubka after he was accused of making a suspicious money transfer

FIFA announces exit of longtime legal director Villiger

Aug 20, 2018

FIFA's long-time legal director who was a key link to its American lawyers during federal investigations of corruption has left soccer's world body

Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed banned for 10 years

Aug 17, 2018

Pakistan test cricketer Nasir Jamshed was banned for 10 years on Friday for violating Pakistan Cricket Board's anti-corruption code

Progress slow for USA Gymnastics in wake of Nassar scandal

Aug 16, 2018

Reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles says it's time for new USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry to speak up

FIFA defends bans for 'false' info, tarnishing reputations

Aug 15, 2018

FIFA justified an overhaul of its ethics code by asserting that people who "tarnish the reputations of others" must be banned from soccer

Keep bribes quiet for 10 years, FIFA won't punish you

Aug 14, 2018

FIFA officially eradicates corruption _ the word _ from its ethics code

Former Pakistan ODI player Hasan has ban extended to 4 years

Aug 10, 2018

An independent adjudicator has increased the spot-fixing ban on former Pakistan one-day international and Twenty20 batsman Shahzaib Hasan from one to four years

Parma has 5-point penalty removed, Calaio ban reduced

Aug 9, 2018

Newly promoted Serie A team Parma has had its five-point deduction expunged on appeal, while forward Emanuele Calaio saw a two-year ban reduced to less than five months in an attempted match-fixing case

7 'corrupted' African soccer referees banned, 14 suspended

Aug 7, 2018

Seven Ghanaian soccer referees and one other official have been banned for between 10 years and life by the Confederation of African Football for corruption


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