Tag: Corruption in sports

Despite doping scandals, Olympic fever grips Russian cinemas

MOSCOW — Russia's going crazy for the Olympics. The 1972 Olympics. ...
World Cup ref banned by FIFA had 6-year match-fixing history

GENEVA — A FIFA investigation linked a referee accused of match-fixing a World Cup qualifier in 2016 to "numerous publicly documented scandals" in the...
Julio Rocha, jailed former Nicaragua soccer boss, dies at 67

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Julio Rocha, the former Nicaraguan Football Federation president convicted in the United States in a corruption scandal at FIFA, died on...
Russian skier waits for Olympic invite in clean Alpine team

WENGEN, Switzerland — Placing second in a World Cup race on Friday, unheralded Russian skier Pavel Trikhichev looked a candidate for an Olympic medal...
Suspended Louisville forward Bowen enrolls at South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Suspended Louisville freshman Brian Bowen Jr. has signed to play with South Carolina. ...
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NYON, Switzerland — UEFA has banned six members of Malta's under-21 team for match-fixing offenses, with two players banished from soccer for life. ...
‘You are a fake’: Conte ramps up feud with Mourinho

Antonio Conte called Jose Mourinho a "little man" and "fake" before issuing an apparent challenge as the feud between two of the Premier League's...
Lawyer: FIFA not seeking whistleblower’s Russia doping info

FIFA has made no attempt to contact Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov to gain information about "many" footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy by...
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DAVIE, Fla. — Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen says former offensive line coach Chris Foerster is doing well in the wake of a...
Only on AP: Louisville’s Padgett still adapting to new role

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — David Padgett's family pictures line shelves behind his desk, where several other photos are displayed. Other personal mementos sit in open...

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