31st August 2016
The Slovenian candidate to succeed Michel Platini as the president of the UEFA, Aleksander Ceferin, said he plans to clamp down on corruption, doping and match-fixing if he is elected. UEFA will hold an election on Sept. 14 to choose a replacement for Platini, who was one of the sport’s… Read More
4th August 2016
Assistant US Attorney Evan Norris said the government does expect to bring additional charges. Read More
29th June 2016
Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Danny Jordaan says he has never committed any fraud and took part in no corruption in the build up to the 2010 Fifa World Cup. In an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News, Jordaan has dismissed claims that he or South African Football Association (Safa) paid a… Read More
21st June 2016
Switzerland’s Federal Audit Oversight Authority (FAOA) said on Monday it was looking into auditing firm KPMG’s work for global football body FIFA but that the examination did not constitute a formal investigation. Zurich-based FIFA, attempting to recover from the worst graft scandal in its history in which 42 people, including… Read More
14th June 2016
World football's governing body FIFA's former president Sepp Blatter has sensationally claimed that some European draws were fixed using "hot and cold balls". Read More
14th June 2016
Auditor had signed off on scandal-hit FIFA’s statements for 16 years. Read More
6th June 2016
FIFA President Gianni Infantino took a leaf out of predecessor Sepp Blatter's playbook on the weekend, accusing 'enemies' within and outside FIFA of trying to destabilize his position and paint him as greedy and corrupt. Read More
2nd June 2016
GENEVA (AP) — The departure of FIFA audit panel chairman Domenico Scala in a dispute with President Gianni Infantino will hurt efforts to reform the scandal-hit soccer body, former anti-corruption adviser Michael Hershman said Thursday. Hershman helped bring Scala to FIFA in 2012 and said his exit is… Read More
27th May 2016
Details are slowly emerging that as many as 16 bank accounts were held by FIFA officials at Swiss private bank Julius Baer, with at least four of them held by officials indicted by the US Department of Justice in its investigation into FIFA corruption and money laundering. The news,… Read More
10th May 2016
U.S. authorities investigating corruption in world soccer have gained the cooperation of a Swiss banker, according to people familiar with the matter, leading their probe closer to financial institutions that prosecutors have said were used to move bribe money. Read More