IMD: Olympic Committee Needs Independent Ethics Commission

IMD: Olympic Committee Needs Independent Ethics Commission

In 2015, The International Institute for Management Development  (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland was commissioned to draft a report on the International Olympic Committee (IOC).  This report came out on Monday and outlined 33 recommendations for improving the IOC. One major area of concern was the Olympic Solidarity Commission, who are in charge of allocating over $500 […]

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 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 […]

News Of FIFA Corruption And Racketeering Indictments Sets Twitter Ablaze With Reactions

News Of FIFA Corruption And Racketeering Indictments Sets Twitter Ablaze With Reactions

United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced on Wednesday that nine current or former members of FIFA, the international soccer regulating body, and five other corporate executives had been hit with a 47-count federal indictment that charges the defendants with racketeering, bribery and corruption.