Latest Corruption in sports News

Documents show US investigation of 2 Kuwaitis in FIFA case

Sep. 02, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Two senior Olympic officials from Kuwait, one reputed to be the “kingmaker” of IOC elections and another who is president of swimming’s international governing body, have been targeted by the U.S. Department of Justice for suspected racketeering and bribery related to...

Jacques Rogge, IOC president for 12 years, dies at 79

Aug. 29, 2021 17:10 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Jacques Rogge approached the job of running the Olympics the same way he approached his work as a physician: Listen, analyze and consult. Before taking over as president of the International Olympic Committee, Rogge, whose death was announced Sunday, was...

Ex-Salvadoran soccer boss pleads guilty to bribery charge

Aug. 23, 2021 19:28 PM EDT

New York (AP) — The former president of El Salvador's soccer federation pleaded guilty Monday in a U.S. court to a corruption charge in the long-running FIFA bribery scandal. In remote proceedings, Reynaldo Vasquez pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy for...

Baylor able to move forward with NCAA case finally resolved

Aug. 12, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

Dave Aranda became Baylor's coach about 19 months ago knowing that NCAA penalties were coming for a scandal that embroiled the football program long before he arrived. It had been much longer for athletic director Mack Rhoades, who found “an institution and athletics...

Baylor infractions decision comes amid scrutiny of NCAA role

Aug. 12, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

The NCAA infractions committee’s decision against punishing Baylor for its mishandling of sexual assault allegations in a sprawling scandal involving football players was jarring -- even to the committee. Joel Maturi, the chief hearing officer and...

NCAA hands Baylor probation, fine in sex assault scandal

Aug. 11, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

The NCAA said Wednesday that its long investigation of the Baylor sexual assault scandal would result in nothing more than probation and other relatively minor sanctions because the egregious, “unacceptable” behavior at the heart of the case did not violate its rules. ...

NCAA infractions panel outlines reasons for Baylor decision

Aug. 11, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

The NCAA Committee on Infractions handed Baylor probation and other penalties Wednesday tied to the school's sexual assault scandal. The panel says it could not punish Baylor for major rules violations because of how the rules are structured and applied. Select quotes from the NCAA (the head...

EXPLAINER: How leagues investigate gambling allegations

Aug. 06, 2021 05:16 AM EDT

Allegations from his estranged wife that Evander Kane bet on hockey games, including his own, and tried to lose for profit have sparked an NHL investigation into the San Jose Sharks forward's gambling activities. Just what the league will find and how quickly is anyone's...

EXPLAINER: Why is there so much drama in Olympic boxing?

Aug. 02, 2021 01:53 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — When Mourad Aliev sat on the boxing ring apron at the Kokugikan Arena for an hour after his disqualification for head-butting, the French super heavyweight took a metaphorical seat alongside all the boxers who believe they’ve been grievously wronged by Olympic refereeing and...

Sharks' Kane denies game-fixing allegations from wife

Aug. 01, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane denied allegations his wife made on social media that he bet on NHL games, including against his own team. Kane responded Sunday morning to allegations made the previous day from the Instagram account of his wife, Anna. ...