Posts Tagged Corruption in sports

DEA complaint charges alleged MLB drug supplier

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents on Tuesday arrested a South Florida man suspected of manufacturing and supplying banned performance-enhancing drugs to clinics that distributed them to Major League Baseball players and other athletes.

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FIFA rules out full publication of ethics probe

FIFA-president Sepp Blatter and the Norwegian football president, Yngve Hallen, at the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match between Norway and Bulgaria at Ullevaal Stadium in Oslo, Monday Oct. 13, 2014. (AP Photo / Vegard Wivestad Groett, NTB scanpix) NORWAY OUT

LONDON (AP) — FIFA’s ethics chairman will release his findings into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests next month, without making the investigation report public.

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Italian tennis players face corruption accusations

In this May 8, 2006 file photo, Italy's Daniele Bracciali prepares to serve the ball to Germany's Nikolas Kiefer during the first round of the Rome Masters tennis tournament, in Rome. Italian tennis players Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace are facing corruption accusations after intercepted Internet conversations claiming they sold matches were printed in Italian media Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, file)

ROME (AP) — Italian tennis players Daniele Bracciali and Potito Starace are facing corruption accusations after intercepted Internet conversations claiming they sold matches were printed Wednesday in Italian media.

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Mongolian football president banned by FIFA

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the Mongolian football federation president from soccer for five years for taking bribes from Mohamed bin Hammam ahead of the FIFA presidential election.

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