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December 14, 2016
December 14, 2016

Argentine firm agrees to $112.8 mn settlement

Argentine sports marketing company Torneos y Competencias S.A. agreed Tuesday to pay $112.8 million to settle charges in the United States stemming from a massive FIFA corruption scandal, authorities said.

December 9, 2016
December 9, 2016

'Disrespectful Infantino won't answer my calls'

Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says successor Gianni Infantino has showed him no respect by failing to return his phone calls.

September 26, 2016
September 26, 2016

FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote

World football body FIFA bans a senior Qatari official from running in elections for a seat on its new-look council over an investigation.

September 9, 2016
September 9, 2016

FIFA proposes fine in 2006 WC bid probe

FIFA's ethics committee has recommended former German FA secretary general Helmut Sandrock be fined 50,000 Swiss francs

September 2, 2016
September 2, 2016

Swiss launch probe on Kaiser

Authorities in Zurich open criminal proceedings against German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer.

August 27, 2016
August 27, 2016

Top Kenyan Olympic committee official arrested

Kenyan police arrest the secretary-general of the country's Olympic committee (NOCK) in the wake of a series of scandals and embarrassments at the Rio Games.

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

Rio Olympics: IOC official, swimmers arrested

Brazilian police arrest two US swimmers and a top International Olympic Committee official as scandal overshadows the Rio Games.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Rio Olympics: 'Good v Evil' again as Bolt, Gatlin ready for duel

The battle to be crowned world's fastest man takes centre stage at the Rio Olympics on Sunday with Usain Bolt facing another showdown with Justin Gatlin where the image of athletics will be on the line.

August 9, 2016
August 9, 2016

Rio Olympics: King beats Efimova to gold

American teenager Lilly King celebrates stopping tainted Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova from getting an Olympic gold as doping hostilities worsen in Rio.

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

Djokovic glad to see Russia

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic says he is happy that Russia avoided a blanket Olympic Games ban but admits the scandal was a dark episode for sport.