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Interpol says to coordinate global athletics corruption probe

PARIS (Reuters) - The global police body Interpol said on Monday that it would be coordinating a global investigation into suspected corruption and doping involving athletes and athletics officials.

WADA signs agreement with China to tackle drug rings

(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with China's sports ministry to crack down on the manufacture and supply of performance-enhancing drugs in the country.

Match-fixers using sponsorship to infiltrate clubs

ZURICH (Reuters) - The threat posed by match-fixers to soccer is as strong as ever with criminals now using club sponsorship as a way of increasing their influence, FIFA's head of security Ralf Mutschke told Reuters in an interview.

Analysis - Long arm of U.S. law may struggle to reach all FIFA defendants

NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - (Reuters’ initial publication of this story on June 4, 2015 included a photograph of a person who was misidentified as Mr. Mariano Jinkis. This correction removes the image of the misidentified individual and replaces it with an image of Mr. Mariano Jinkis.)

Qatar group to push sports integrity in U.S. even as World Cup award faces probes

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - FIFA's granting of rights to Qatar to host the World Cup in 2022 is a focus of U.S. and Swiss probes into alleged corruption at football's governing body, but that isn't stopping a group financed by the tiny nation from coming to Washington this week to talk about cleaning up sports.

FIFA says Nobel Centre decision 'isn't fair play'

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA reacted with bitterness on Tuesday over the Nobel Peace Centre's plan to end cooperation over the Handshake for Peace initiative, saying the decision was "not fair play" and obstructed anti-discrimination.

Fresh blow for FIFA as Nobel Peace centre ends cooperation

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA suffered another blow to its prestige on Monday when the Nobel Peace Center announced it was ending its cooperation with football's scandal-plagued governing body.

Interpol ditches FIFA deal as corruption scandal deepens

PARIS (Reuters) - Interpol suspended a 20-million-euro (14 million pounds) sports "integrity" agreement with FIFA on Friday, at the end of testing week for soccer's scandal-hit ruling body that saw its chief spokesman quit, bidding for the 2026 World Cup shelved and records seized from its Zurich headquarters.

Interpol suspends 20 million euros Integrity in Sport agreement with FIFA

PARIS (Reuters) - Interpol said on Friday it was suspending the use of funds it gets from FIFA for its 'Integrity in Sport' programme in light of ongoing investigations into corruption against world football's governing body.

FBI extends FIFA scrutiny to World Cup host bids of Russia, Qatar

NEW YORK/ZURICH (Reuters) - The FBI's investigation of bribery and corruption at FIFA includes scrutiny of how football's governing body awarded World Cup hosting rights to Russia and Qatar, a U.S. law enforcement official said.