The Russian Doping Scandal Might Interfere With the 2018 World Cup

The Russian Doping Scandal Might Interfere With the 2018 World Cup

According to recent reports, there are now growing fears that fallout from the Russian doping scandal might still impact the 2018 World Cup. FIFA have apparently been trying to arrange talks with Grigory Rodchenkov, a  former director of a Moscow anti-doping laboratory that was instrumental in revealing the extent of the Russian doping scandal. The […]

UPDATE: More Prominent Athletes Named In Panama Papers Leak

UPDATE: More Prominent Athletes Named In Panama Papers Leak

More material from the “Panama Papers” was recently leaked to the public. The papers document ties between various high-profile individuals and the law firm Mossack Fonseca, ostensibly for the purpose of avoiding and evading taxes. There is now a growing list of sports figures who are connected with this suspect offshore company. Two of the most notable Americans […]

FIFA Officials and Soccer Superstars Implicated in Panama Papers Leak

FIFA Officials and Soccer Superstars Implicated in Panama Papers Leak

According to The Irish Times and other sources, at least one FIFA official and several notable players are now embroiled in the Panama Papers scandal. On April 3, eleven million documents were leaked from the Panamaniam law firm Mossack Fonseca. The leak showed the company helping prominent individuals launder money. Among those implicated were 12 current or former heads of […]

FIFA Executive Blazer Banned for Life

FIFA Executive Blazer Banned for Life

Former organizing committee chairman Charles “Chuck” Blazer has been officially banned for life from participating in FIFA-related events. This news is not exactly shocking to those who have been following the FIFA corruption scandal. In May of this year, the US Department of Justice announced that nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives were being brought up […]