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By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) – Banned European soccer boss Michel Platini has withdrawn his…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 have emerged that Morocco had actually won the bid to host the 2010…