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  • Fox Sports accused of million-dollar bribery scheme to get soccer rights


    Fox Sports partnered with a South American marketing firm to make millions of dollars in bribes to high-ranking soccer officials in exchange for lucrative broadcasting rights to major tournaments, the marketing company's former CEO testified Tuesday at a U.S. corruption trial.

  • New evidence of payments over Qatar's bid for track worlds

    Papa Massata Diack

    Le Monde newspaper says it has obtained documents showing that a Qatari investor made payments totalling $3.5 million US to a company held by Papa Massata Diack — a former marketing consultant at the IAAF who has been banned for life in a Russian doping and bribery scandal.

  • Sepp Blatter's role in bribery case under FBI investigation: report


    The FBI is investigating Sepp Blatter's role in a kickbacks scandal that involved his predecessor as FIFA president, Joao Havelange, the BBC reported Sunday.

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