Latest Corruption in sports News

Tara Lipinski and husband examine 2002 skating scandal

Jan. 13, 2022 03:09 AM EST

There's one word that always grabs the world's attention in sports: scandal. Figure skating has had its share — anyone recall Tonya and Nancy in 1994? That one has been examined as often as Nathan Chen nails a quadruple jump. Not so much the 2002 disgrace at the the...

François Carrard, legal doyen of Olympic sports, dies at 83

Jan. 10, 2022 04:08 AM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — François Carrard, the former longtime IOC director general who helped oversee its reforms after the Salt Lake City bidding scandal, has died, the Olympic body said Monday. He was 83. The International Olympic Committee said it was “deeply saddened”...

Cone, Perez, Ravech replace A-Rod, Vasgersian on ESPN Sunday

Jan. 07, 2022 15:35 PM EST

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Former players David Cone and Eduardo Perez are joining Karl Ravech to form a new broadcast team for ESPN's “Sunday Night Baseball” telecasts. Alex Rodriguez, the scandal-tainted three-time MVP who had been on the telecasts during the past four seasons,...

Scientific Games, Stitch Fix rise; Crocs, Quidel fall

Dec. 23, 2021 16:26 PM EST

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Scientific Games Corp., up $5.57 to $67.75. The company withdrew its offer to buy the remaining 19% of SciPlay that it does not currently own. Stitch Fix Inc., up $1.47 to $19.74. ...

NC State put on NCAA probation following investigation

Dec. 20, 2021 18:29 PM EST

North Carolina State men’s basketball program has been placed on probation for one year for NCAA recruiting violations following an independent investigation. It was the first decision issued through the Independent Accountability Resolution Process, which was created out of...

NCAA puts Auburn hoops on 4 years probation, suspends Pearl

Dec. 10, 2021 14:45 PM EST

The NCAA has placed the Auburn men's basketball program on four years probation for unethical conduct involving former associate head coach Chuck Person and imposed a two-game suspension on coach Bruce Pearl for failing to monitor his assistant and adequately promote compliance. An...

Louisville athletic director Tyra resigns after 4 years

Dec. 09, 2021 15:58 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Vince Tyra has resigned as Louisville’s athletic director, ending a challenging four-year tenure in which he shepherded the Cardinals’ men’s basketball program through several NCAA investigations in between hiring head coaches for that sport and football. ...

Lamine Diack, ex IAAF chief convicted of corruption, dies

Dec. 03, 2021 06:43 AM EST

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Lamine Diack, the controversial long-time leader of track and field who was convicted of extorting money from athletes and accused of taking bribes in an Olympic hosting vote, has died, his family said Friday. He was 88. Awa Diack, niece of the...

Sapporo says it can hold 2030 Olympics and also save money

Nov. 29, 2021 07:11 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The northern Japanese city of Sapporo became a frontrunner to land the 2030 Winter Olympics after the mayor talked up a plan Monday that he said would cut the costs of holding one of sports' most expensive events. Mayor Katsuhiro Akimoto said at a news...

Sapporo expected to announce cost cuts to land 2030 Olympics

Nov. 28, 2021 06:00 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The northern Japanese city of Sapporo is set to announce what it says will be a reduction in costs that will make it an attractive venue for the 2030 Winter Olympics. City officials were expect to announce details on Monday. The...