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  • Argentine firm agrees to $112.8 mn settlement

    Argentine sports marketing company Torneos y Competencias S.A. agreed Tuesday to pay $112.8 million to settle charges in the United States stemming from a massive FIFA corruption scandal, authorities said.

  • Sepp Blatter

    'Disrespectful Infantino won't answer my calls'

    Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says successor Gianni Infantino has showed him no respect by failing to return his phone calls.

  • FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote

    World football body FIFA bans a senior Qatari official from running in elections for a seat on its new-look council over an investigation.

  • FIFA proposes fine in 2006 WC bid probe

    FIFA's ethics committee has recommended former German FA secretary general Helmut Sandrock be fined 50,000 Swiss francs

  • Swiss launch probe on Kaiser

    Authorities in Zurich open criminal proceedings against German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer.

  • Top Kenyan Olympic committee official arrested

    Kenyan police arrest the secretary-general of the country's Olympic committee (NOCK) in the wake of a series of scandals and embarrassments at the Rio Games.

  • Rio Olympics: IOC official, swimmers arrested

    Brazilian police arrest two US swimmers and a top International Olympic Committee official as scandal overshadows the Rio Games.

  • Rio Olympics: 'Good v Evil' again as Bolt, Gatlin ready for duel

    The battle to be crowned world's fastest man takes centre stage at the Rio Olympics on Sunday with Usain Bolt facing another showdown with Justin Gatlin where the image of athletics will be on the line.

  • Rio Olympics: King beats Efimova to gold

    American teenager Lilly King celebrates stopping tainted Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova from getting an Olympic gold as doping hostilities worsen in Rio.

  • Djokovic glad to see Russia

    Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic says he is happy that Russia avoided a blanket Olympic Games ban but admits the scandal was a dark episode for sport.

  • Misbah backs Amir to come good

    Mohammad Amir can still become the best bowler in the world despite serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan's Test captain, opined on Monday (June 27).

  • Arrestees are Indian businessman, IT expert

    The two Indian nationals, who have been arrested according to local police on alleged rape charges in Harare, are businessman and IT expert, reports The Indian Express.

  • IAAF votes to keep Russia banned

    World athletics' governing body decides to maintain its doping ban on all Russian athletes, Sky News reported, quoting unnamed sources.

  • Younis unfazed by familiar foes

    Pakistan's top Test batsman Younis Khan has brushed aside the threat posed by England's in-form pace attack as his team prepares to return to the scene of an infamous spot-fixing scandal in 2010.

  • Infantino slams 'enemies' painting him as 'greedy'

    FIFA's new chief Gianni Infantino accuses "enemies" of trying to paint him as greedy, and voices surprise at revelations that his disgraced predecessor and his deputies awarded themselves millions in dubious bonuses.

  • FIFA seeks 2-year ban for former DFB boss

    FIFA's ethics committee on Friday recommend a two-year ban from all football activities for Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association (DFB), over an alleged corruption scandal around the right to host the 2006 World Cup.

  • FIFA audit chief quits

    The head of FIFA's independent audit committee Domenico Scala quit Saturday in protest at what he called attacks on reforms of the scandal-tainted world football governing body by its leadership.

  • Fatma vows to restore image

    FIFA's new secretary general Fatma Samoura on Saturday vows "to help football restore its tarnished image" following a spate of scandals within the game's world governing body.

  • Stadium announcer reprimanded for Amir taunt

    New Zealand Cricket have admonished a stadium announcer for taunting Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir during the third T20 on Friday.

  • Ex Proteas cricketer charged with matchfixing

    A former South African national player has been charged with corruption involving match-fixing, ESPNcricinfo has learned.

  • Ronaldo doesn't let defeat ruin film debut

    Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was sad about the club's 3-2 loss to Sevilla but didn't let it affect his mood for the world premiere of "Ronaldo" the documentary about his life.

  • Blatter claims backroom deal on Russia World Cup

    Sepp Blatter has claimed there was a deal to give Russia the 2018 World Cup before voting took place, and blamed England and the US for the corruption scandal engulfing Fifa.

  • ‘Mastermind’, 5 others held over HSC question leak

    Detectives claim detention of a mastermind and five others over HSC question leak, answer paper tempering and online cheating.

  • Sepp Blatter

    I did not resign: Sepp Blatter

    Sepp Blatter says he has not resigned as Fifa president, but put himself in the hands of the Fifa congress.

  • Blatter to quit as Fifa president

    Sepp Blatter says he will resign as president of football's governing body Fifa amid a corruption scandal.

  • Valcke

    Blatter deputy denies bribe claims

    Fifa president Sepp Blatter's top deputy denies allegations that he is the high-ranking official who made key payments in a bribery scandal engulfing world football.

  • Fifa 'took bribes for 2010 World Cup'

    Fifa executives accepted bribes to help secure the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, the US Attorney General Loretta Lynch has said.

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