Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Brazilian political crisis is a backdrop to the Olympics

It is going to be interesting to see what kind of the spin Comcast's NBC Universal will put on the Rio Summer Olympics which...

Italian prosecutor calls for investigation into 24 leading tennis players linked to match-fixing

Italian prosecutor Roberto Di Martino has called for more top tennis players to be investigated for possible involvement in match fixing rings, claiming he...

Swiss police raid UEFA in connection with contract uncovered in Panama Papers

UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon have been raided by the Swiss Federal Police in connection with a television rights contract for the Champions League, uncovered...

FIFA’s legal effort to reclaim tens of millions of dollars

In an effort to reclaim tens of millions of dollars pocketed illegally by corrupt members and other football officials, FIFA has submitted documents to the US...

South Africa blast FIFA’s $10 million World Cup bribe claim

South Africa has reacted angrily after FIFA claimed the country paid a bribe to help win the rights to the World Cup in 2010. Football's...

FIFA President Infantino “dismayed” after being named in Panama Papers over contract with accused...

Fallout from the leaked Panama Papers has reached the heart of FIFA after the documents revealed President Gianni Infantino signed off on a contract...

Conference report: Trends in Sports Law in Europe and the US

The Sports Lawyer Association (SLA) and the Paris-based Union International des Advocats (UIA) held a successful joint session last month in Miami, Florida, to...

Rio 2016 security chief resigns as corruption concerns grow over Olympic contracts

A request for an enquiry into all construction contracts associated with the Olympics and Paralympics has been filed by Rio de Janerio councillors as...

FIFA reveals Blatter salary as Valcke faces investigation

FIFA have revealed the salary paid to their former President Sepp Blatter and general secretary Jérôme Valcke in 2015, with the latter now reportedly...

Will Russia Be Banned from Rio Games?

For those who don't follow the day to day operations of the International Olympic Committee, there is a possibility that Russia may not field...

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