Corruption

Mohammed Irfan makes it to Pakistan's squad

Mohammad Irfan slapped with a one year ban for not reporting corruption – essentiallysports.com

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Irfan was suspended from all forms of cricket for failing to report…

Diamond League should ban dopers like we do-marathon boss

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – Any athlete convicted of a serious doping offence should…

Adidas to cut short IAAF sponsor deal – BBC

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – German sportswear company Adidas AG is to end its…

Djokovic denies report that 2007 loss to Santoro was fixed

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic has denied an Italian media report he deliberately lost a…

Wawrinka says gambling sponsorships can help protect tennis

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Former Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka believes betting companies can help tennis…

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic admits indirect fixing approach, questions betting sponsors

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic said a member of his staff was…

Coe says trust may take more than four years to return

LONDON (Reuters) – Sebastian Coe, the head of athletics’ crisis-hit governing body, says trust in…

Russian Olympic chief questions WADA objectivity – R-Sport

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Suggestions by a World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) report that widespread doping in Russian…

IAAF ex-chief “organised conspiracy and corruption” while officials looked away – report

By Karolos Grohmann MUNICH (Reuters) – The former head of world athletics, Lamine Diack, ran…

Former IAAF president “organised conspiracy and corruption”, investigator says

MUNICH (Reuters) – The former head of international athletics, Lamine Diack, organised “conspiracy and corruption”…

Lamine Diack behind IAAF corruption, says WADA commission report

MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) – Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics…

Michel Platini

Platini withdraws candidacy for FIFA presidency

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…

Sebastian Coe

Coe could have pushed for IAAF reform years ago – investigator

LONDON (Reuters) – The head of an investigation that found high-level corruption in international athletics…

FIFA Headquarters

FIFA ethics committee unlikely to stop at Blatter, Platini

ZURICH (Reuters) – Largely anonymous, lacking police powers and with its independence sometimes questioned, FIFA’s…

Athletics – Papa Diack denies corruption claims

LONDON (Reuters) – Papa Massata Diack, the son of former IAAF president Lamine Diack and…

blatter and platini

FIFA statement on Blatter and Platini bans

ZURICH (Reuters) – Here is the full text of the statement issued by FIFA on…

Argentine Football Association

New bid at AFA presidential election put back to next year

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The Argentine Football Association presidential election was postponed until next year…

Bribe paid to get funds for Rio Olympic project -report

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – In the first allegation of corruption linked to next year’s…

Putin says FIFA’s Blatter “a respected person”, deserves Nobel prize

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter…

Swiss extradite FIFA official Napout to U.S. in corruption probe

ZURICH (Reuters) – FIFA Vice-President Juan Angel Napout, president of the South American football confederation…

Athletes stretch during a training session on the training grounds in the town of Iten in western Kenya.

Kenya government talks with athletes angry at graft, doping

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s government met athletes to discuss their grievances on Tuesday, as runners…

Russia says to reform athletics in time for Rio Olympics

By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Olympic committee said on Saturday it would spearhead…

Coe in the spotlight as world athletics ponders Russia ban

By Ian Chadband LONDON (Reuters) – Sebastian Coe chairs a meeting of world athletics on…

Russia Athletics Federation says to prove innocence over doping : R-Sport

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Athletics Federation said on Thursday that it will demonstrate its…

Shocking reports claim Morocco was to host 2010 FIFA World Cup

Schocking new rumours┬áhave emerged that Morocco had actually won the bid to host the 2010…