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Soccer sponsors dismayed by Fifa graft allegations

Soccer World Cup sponsor Nike said it was cooperating with authorities after bribery and corruption charges against senior Fifa officials were announced by US prosecutors and arrests were made in Switzerland. US prosecutors issued

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Soccer world rocked by Fifa arrests

The world's most popular sport was plunged into turmoil on Wednesday as seven senior soccer officials were arrested on US corruption charges and faced extradition from Switzerland, whose authorities also announced a criminal investigation in

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Swiss arrest top Fifa officials in corruption cases

Swiss police arrested some of the most powerful figures in global soccer on Wednesday, announcing a criminal investigation into the awarding of the next two World Cups and plunging the world's most popular sport into turmoil.

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Qatar, Russia World Cups will go ahead: Fifa

Soccer's governing body Fifa called the arrest of six of its leading figures on bribery charges a "difficult moment" but said President Sepp Blatter would not step down and that the next World Cups would go ahead as planned in Russ

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6 Fifa officials held in Switzerland; extradition to US likely

Six high-ranking soccer officials, including two vice-presidents of world governing-body Fifa, were arrested by Swiss police on Wednesday and detained pending extradition to the US. The arrests were made by plain-clothed police sh

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Mubarak, sons get 3-year jail for corruption

An Egyptian court sentenced former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in jail without parole on Saturday in the retrial of a corruption case, although the trio is unlikely to go to jail again. Mubarak, who rul

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Bahrain winning fight against corruption

Bahrain has been ranked 55th on a corruption index compiled by Transparency International, improving two places from last year. The 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) was released yesterday and grades 175 countries based on p

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Exporters fail on pledge to curb bribery: watchdog

Big exporting nations are breaking their pledge to fight corruption in global trade, with more than half of the countries that have signed an anti-bribery convention failing to implement it, a report by Transparency International (TI) showed on

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Indian leader gets jail in graft case

Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the chief minister of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, was sentenced to four years in jail on Saturday in a high-profile corruption case that has lasted nearly two decades. The verdict against the former

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Former Alba chief jailed for corruption

Former Alba chief executive Bruce Hall has been sentenced to 16 months in prison and ordered to pay £3 million ($5.1 million) by a British court.   Found guilty of cons

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