Corruption In Sports

FIFA bans referee from Tanzania for life for taking bribes

Feb 26, 2019

FIFA says its ethics committee imposed a life ban on referee Oden Charles Mbaga of Tanzania for taking bribes

Ex-SLanka captain Jayasuriya banned from cricket for 2 years

Feb 26, 2019

Former Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya was banned from cricket for two years for refusing to cooperate in an investigation of corruption in Sri Lanka cricket

UAE-based cricket coach banned for 10 years for corruption

Feb 20, 2019

A United Arab Emirates-based coach and official has been banned for 10 years after an being found guilty of breaching three counts of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption code

Tokyo governor won't speculate on Olympic bribery scandal

Feb 18, 2019

The head of Tokyo's government has declined to weigh in on the future Japanese Olympic Committee President Takeda

Push to honor black tennis star comes amid blackface scandal

Feb 10, 2019

Supporters say an effort to rename a Richmond, Virginia, street for groundbreaking black tennis player Arthur Ashe Jr. is a chance to talk about race as the state struggles with a blackface scandal

6 arrests in killing of journalist who exposed FIFA official

Feb 8, 2019

Six people arrested in connection with killing of undercover journalist who exposed corrupt FIFA official

Former Guatemalan soccer head to forfeit $350,000

Feb 6, 2019

Former Guatemalan soccer leader sentenced for role in FIFA corruption scandal uncovered by US prosecutors

Cubs family patriarch apologizes for racist emails

Feb 5, 2019

The patriarch of the family behind the Chicago Cubs has apologized after an online media outlet published emails in which he took part in racist comments and conspiracy theories

Philly union leader pleads not guilty in embezzlement case

Feb 1, 2019

A powerful Philadelphia union leader has pleaded not guilty in a bribery and embezzlement case that reaches City Hall

Tokyo Olympic CEO says no need for Takeda to resign

Feb 1, 2019

The chief executive of Tokyo's Olympic organizing committee says there is no need for another top Japanese official to resign despite being investigated in a bribery scandal

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