Posts Tagged Corruption in sports

FIFA audit panel member stood down from duty

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption.

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2 Hungarians convicted of attempted match-fixing

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian player and a former referee have been convicted of trying to fix a local under-19 football match in 2010.

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Prince Ali hopes for ‘real’ leader after Blatter

In this Wednesday, March 21, 2012, file photo, FIFA Vice President Prince Ali bin Al Hussein speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur. FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein says he hopes that “real candidates” _ focused on policy not personality _ will emerge to run world football in the future. Sepp Blatter confirmed this week that he will stand for a fifth, four-year term as FIFA president in May after saying a majority of football leaders told the 78-year-old official to continue his mission. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin, File)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein wants “real candidates” — focused on policy not personality — to run world football after Sepp Blatter leaves.

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