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Football 15 Dec 2015 | 5:16 AM

Swiss examine 133 suspicious transactions linked to 2018 and 2022 World Cups

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss authorities are reviewing 133 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to the decisions by football's ruling body to let Russia and Qatar host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup finals, the Swiss Office of the Attorney General (OAG) said on Monday.

Football 14 Dec 2015 | 8:32 PM

Swiss examine 133 suspicious transactions linked to 2018 and 2022 World Cups

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss authorities are reviewing 133 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to the decisions by football's ruling body to let Russia and Qatar host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup finals, the Swiss Office of the Attorney General (OAG) said on Monday.

Athletics 20 Sep 2018 | 11:21 PM

Doping-Reaction to WADA's decision to reinstate RUSADA

LONDON (Reuters) - The decision by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday to lift, subject to certain conditions, a ban on Russia's anti-doping authority (RUSADA) has been met by an almost unanimous chorus of disapproval from around the world.

Football 12 Apr 2016 | 2:18 AM

Ex-football boss in Americas pleads guilty to U.S. bribery charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former high-ranking football official in the Americas pleaded guilty on Monday to charges that he participated in bribery schemes uncovered in a U.S. investigation of corruption in the sport's world governing body, FIFA.

Football 08 Mar 2016 | 3:54 AM

Ex-South America football boss deported to U.S. from Switzerland

ZURICH (Reuters) - A former South American football boss was handed over to U.S. authorities for extradition to the United States on Monday to face corruption charges as part of a broader scandal shaking world football body FIFA.

Football 06 Feb 2016 | 11:43 PM

Former FIFA watchdog member Watson jailed for seven years

MIAMI (Reuters) - A former member of world soccer body FIFA’s financial watchdog has been sentenced to seven years in prison in the Cayman Islands after being found guilty of fraud, his lawyer said.

Football 03 Dec 2015 | 9:44 PM

The latest football officials charged in FIFA probe

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss police on Thursday arrested two more FIFA officials on suspicion of taking millions of dollars in bribes linked to television rights, widening a graft probe into world football's governing body.

Athletics 10 Oct 2013 | 5:42 AM

Security tightened for Chicago Marathon after Boston attack

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Increased security will be in effect for Sunday's Chicago Marathon, the first major marathon staged in the United States since the tragic April bombing at the Boston race, organizers and police said.

Football 29 May 2015 | 1:42 AM

IOC president tells FIFA it's time to clean up its act

ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA needs to learn from the Olympic movement's experience and become more transparent if it is to regain its credibility, the president of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach told delegates at the opening of the FIFA Congress on Thursday.

Football 30 Sep 2015 | 1:02 AM

Swiss approve extradition of ex-Costa Rican football chief

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss authorities have approved a U.S. extradition request for ex-Costa Rican Football Federation President Eduardo Li, the fourth official due to be sent to the United States in connection with a corruption scandal that has engulfed FIFA.