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ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss fraud trial of three former senior German soccer officials and one Swiss over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany looked on the verge of collapse as the court ordered a weeks-long halt on Tuesday.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's attorney general has had his pay cut by 8% for a year after a watchdog found he repeatedly told falsehoods and broke a prosecutors' code of conduct in handling a soccer corruption probe.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and the chairman of Qatar-based media group BeIN Sports, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, have been charged in connection with the award of television rights for the World Cup and Confederations Cup, Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss prosecutors are preparing to return money to the South American soccer association that was seized from Swiss bank accounts during a sweeping global probe of corruption involving world soccer officials.
SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - A Dominican court released former Major League Baseball pitcher Octavio Dotel on bail on Thursday after he spent nine days in detention over allegations of money laundering.
NEW YORK/PARIS (Reuters) - French authorities investigating corruption in international sports believe a Swiss partner of Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc played a "central and essential role" in deals used to embezzle sponsorship money and have asked Switzerland to raid its office and seize evidence, according to a person with knowledge of the probe and documents related to the case reviewed by Reuters.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss federal prosecutors have filed fraud charges against three former senior German soccer officials and one Swiss over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany, the Swiss Attorney General's office said on Tuesday.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt striker Amr Warda has been welcomed back into their African Cup of Nations squad 48 hours after he was suspended for disciplinary reasons, the Egyptian FA (EFA) said on Friday.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt striker Mohamed Salah and captain Ahmed Elmohamady have rallied behind forward Amr Warda after he was expelled from their Africa Cup of Nations squad for disciplinary reasons on Wednesday.
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt have removed striker Amr Warda from their Africa Cup of Nations squad for disciplinary reasons, the Egyptian Football Federation (EFA) president Hany Abo Rida announced on Wednesday.