15th November 2017
By Oliver Laughland, Guardian Some of the world’s largest broadcasters, including Fox Sports, were involved in bribe payments to Fifa officials in order to secure the broadcast rights to major South American football tournaments, a key witness in the investigation into corruption at football’s governing body has told a federal… Read More
6th September 2017
The head of Brazil’s Olympic committee allegedly paid a $2 million bribe to secure votes for Brazil. The allegations came as police revealed a nine-month investigation into the corruption behind the Olympic bid. Read More
27th June 2017
Football super-agent Jorge Mendes is due to be questioned by a Spanish judge for the first time Tuesday as part of a probe into striker Radamel Falcao’s alleged tax evasion, just one of his clients to fall foul of the country’s judiciary. Read More
22nd June 2017
Angel Di María, the former Manchester United winger, has been sentenced to one year in prison and fined £1.76m (€2m) after pleading guilty to two counts of tax fraud in Spain. The Argentinian, who plays for Paris Saint-German, is unlikely to spend any time in jail – most sentences under… Read More
19th June 2017
A former managing director of Julius Baer pleaded guilty Thursday to a money laundering conspiracy in the DOJ’s prosecution of corruption in soccer’s international governing body. Jorge Luis Arzuaga, 56, appeared in federal court in Brooklyn. Read More
16th June 2017
A former banker at Julius Baer and Credit Suisse pleaded guilty on Thursday to a U.S. money laundering conspiracy charge in connection with a wide-ranging corruption probe of FIFA, the world soccer governing body.  … Read More
14th June 2017
A Spanish state prosecutor has accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo with defrauding Spain’s tax office of €14.7 million in unpaid taxes. In a statement released on Tuesday, Madrid’s regional state prosecutor accused Ronaldo, 32, of four counts of tax fraud from 2011 to 2014. Read More
7th June 2017
The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) on Tuesday formally accused two of its ex-presidents of embezzlement, money laundering, forgery and other criminal charges lodged with Paraguayan prosecutors. It said in a statement that it was pressing the charges against Nicolas Leoz and Eugenio Figueredo. Both have already been indicted in the… Read More
8th March 2017
The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to extend sanctions imposed on 6 players from Brazil, Portugal, Uzbekistan, Iran and Italy for anti-doping rule violations to have worldwide effect. Read More
20th December 2016
Two former senior officials who have pleaded guilty to criminal corruption charges have been banned from football-related activity for life by Fifa. Read More