ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (JANUARY 7, 2013) (REUTERS) – Former U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has alleged in a Portuguese newspaper article that former FIFA president Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her. Continue reading
McLaren report says more than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were involved in or benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests.
China Central Television (CCTV) – An appeal has been filed against the decision of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to ban Russian athletes from the Rio Paralympic Games, a senior Russian sports official said Sunday.
FIFA said on Wednesday (January 13) it had fired General Secretary Jerome Valcke, once one of the global soccer body’s most powerful figures, amid alleged corruption involving World Cup ticket sales.
PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (OCTOBER 9, 2015) (CCN TV6) – Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner on Friday (October 9) blamed an “American witch hunt” for the global soccer body’s latest woes, including the suspension of several high profile figures.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of soccer’s global governing body said on Thursday (October 8).
The president of soccer’s governing body FIFA, Sepp Blatter, has again denied any wrongdoing, telling staff he has done nothing or illegal and will remain president.
The Sunday Times newspaper alleges world athletics governing body refused to release a report about athletes admitting widespread doping at the 2011 world championships.
British newspaper claims leaked files suggest that winners of seven of the last 12 London marathons had “suspicious” blood scores, says other marathons should also be under scrutiny
Ex-FIFA Vice-President and former President of the regional body CONCACAF, Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman Islands, agrees to extradition to the United States.