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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.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to an indictment accusing him of trying to extort as much as $25 million from Nike Inc
(Reuters) - Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed will be sentenced in February after pleading guilty in a British court to conspiring to bribe other players to spot-fix a Twenty20 match, the BBC has reported.
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.
ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA has promised to publish more details and give clearer explanations when announcing verdicts in disciplinary and ethics cases, the global soccer body said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - Enrique Sanz, the former general secretary of North American soccer's governing body CONCACAF, has been banned from any football-related activity for life after being found guilty of bribery, FIFA said on Tuesday.
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar is considering a bid for the 2030 Asian Games but has not formally thrown its hat in the ring, a Qatar Olympic Association (QOC) official told Reuters on Monday, its latest effort to establish Doha as a major sports capital.
ZURICH (Reuters) - World soccer body FIFA's independent ethics committee on Thursday banned former Paraguayan football president Juan Angel Napout from the sport for life and fined him one million Swiss francs (819,406.13 pounds) for bribery.
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.