Corruption In Sports

Paraguay court confirms extradition of soccer official Leoz

May 8, 2018

A Paraguayan court has confirmed the extradition of the former president of South America's soccer confederation Nicolas Leoz

FIFA life ban for Guatemalan jailed in soccer bribery case

May 8, 2018

FIFA ethics judges have imposed a life ban from soccer on a Guatemalan official who took bribes linked to World Cup qualifying games

Advisers aid baseball prospects, might do same in basketball

May 8, 2018

NCAA baseball draft rules recommended for basketball lauded by star catcher who hired adviser to help navigate process in high school and college

FIFA bans coach for 2 years in World Cup match-fixing case

May 2, 2018

FIFA has banned a former El Salvador coach for two years over an attempted fix of a World Cup qualifying game that would help his native Honduras

2 Malaysian badminton players banned for match-fixing

May 2, 2018

The Badminton World Federation has imposed career-ending bans on former world junior singles champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli and fellow Malaysian Tan Chun Seang following a match-fixing investigation

Ethics experts review cricket culture after cheating scandal

May 1, 2018

Cricket Australia has appointed The Ethics Centre to conduct a review into the national running of the sport in the wake of a cheating scandal that resulted in test captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner being banned for 12 months

Nigerian referee Ogabor banned for 1 year

Apr 29, 2018

The Confederation of African Football says Nigerian referee Joseph Ogabor has been banned for one year for "attempted match manipulation" during an international club match earlier this month

FIFA bans Brazilian official Del Nero for life for bribery

Apr 27, 2018

The FIFA ethics committee has banned Brazilian soccer official Marco Polo del Nero for life for bribery and corruption

FIFA bans Brazilian confederation president Marco Polo Del Nero from football for life for receiving bribes

Apr 27, 2018

FIFA bans Brazilian confederation president Marco Polo Del Nero from football for life for receiving bribes

NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

Apr 25, 2018

The most difficult part of the NCAA's attempt to clean up college basketball begins now


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