- Louisville's Pitino awaits NCAA interview about sex scandal Updated: Feb-09-16 3:33 pm
Coach Rick Pitino said Tuesday morning that he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about an escort's book allegations that a former Louisville staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team's dormitory.
- Tennis umpires banned over corruption; 4 officials suspended Updated: Feb-09-16 1:36 pm
LONDON - Two tennis umpires have been banned and four others are under investigation for corruption, authorities said Tuesday.
- DFB takes legal action against Beckenbauer, FIFA, others Updated: Feb-05-16 5:31 pm
BERLIN - The German football federation opened legal proceedings against Franz Beckenbauer, former members, and FIFA in a bid to limit potential damages arising from the 2006 World Cup corruption affair.
- Ex-FIFA vice president released on bond in corruption case Updated: Feb-02-16 5:46 pm
NEW YORK - A former vice president for world soccer's governing body has been released from U.S. custody in New York and will be subject to house arrest as he awaits trial on bribery and other charges related to a sprawling corruption case.
- Interview: Infantino consults Platini during FIFA campaign Updated: Feb-01-16 6:58 pm
LONDON - Although banished from power in world football, Michel Platini remains a guiding voice for Gianni Infantino as the FIFA presidential campaign enters the final stretch.
- FIFA halts payments to confederations in Americas Updated: Feb-01-16 4:25 pm
NEW YORK - FIFA has halted payments to the regional soccer bodies of the Americas during ongoing investigations into corruption.
- 3 officials file appeals against life bans in IAAF case Updated: Feb-01-16 9:17 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Three athletics officials banned for life by the IAAF for bribery and extortion to cover up a Russian doping case have appealed to sport's highest court.
- True or not, match-fixing reports overshadow Australian Open Updated: Jan-28-16 7:44 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia - The "Happy Slam" got off to a somber start when allegations of match-fixing in tennis overshadowed the opening day of play at the Australian Open.
- Inquiry finds sales of concert tickets are a 'fixed game' Updated: Jan-28-16 4:40 pm
ALBANY, New York - Had a hard time getting a ticket to a concert or sporting event? New York's attorney general says that's probably because more than half of tickets to many events are held for industry insiders or otherwise unavailable to the general public.
- Tennis to review integrity unit to restore public confidence Updated: Jan-27-16 5:19 am
MELBOURNE, Australia - Tennis leaders are taking steps at damage control as they grapple with allegations of match-fixing in recent media reports, which have cast a shadow over the first Grand Slam of the year and shaken confidence in the integrity of the sport.
- UK official: IAAF ethics body looking at '17, '19 worlds Updated: Jan-26-16 2:40 pm
LONDON - Qatar's bids for the 2017 and 2019 world athletics championships have been referred to the IAAF ethics commission for bribery allegations to be investigated, the head of UK Athletics said on Tuesday.
- Bach: Lamine Diack brought IAAF 'into the abyss' Updated: Jan-25-16 9:10 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - IOC President Thomas Bach says former IAAF head Lamine Diack brought his sport "into the abyss" by extorting money from athletes to cover up doping.
- Adidas says it is seeking more information from IAAF Updated: Jan-25-16 4:27 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Adidas, a major sponsor of global athletics, is in "close contact" with track and field's governing body, the IAAF, about the sport's doping and corruption scandals, the sportswear company said Monday, amid reports it is considering ending its sponsorship.
- Banned from global track, Russians compete at small meets Updated: Jan-22-16 5:38 pm
MOSCOW - Just five months ago, Maria Kuchina won the world high jump title in front of tens of thousands of fans in Beijing. On Friday, she competed at a low-key meet with a few dozen athletes and fewer spectators.
- UK gov't ordered embassies to lobby for Coe Updated: Jan-22-16 8:09 am
LONDON - The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lobby athletics leaders to vote for Sebastian Coe in the IAAF presidential election, aiming to ensure "British interests are protected," diplomatic messages obtained by The Associated Press reveal.
- Agassi says match-fixing wasn't on his radar when he played Updated: Jan-20-16 3:41 pm
Andre Agassi says match-fixing in tennis "never even made my radar" while he was on tour.
- Prosecutors: Spanish league chief convinced of match-fixing Updated: Jan-19-16 2:40 pm
MADRID - Prosecutors say Spanish league president Javier Tebas has reiterated his belief of match-fixing in a 2011 game.
- Coe: IAAF will probe bribery claims against Qatar Updated: Jan-17-16 3:01 pm
LONDON - IAAF President Sebastian Coe says claims of bribery by Qatar in the bidding process for the 2017 world athletics championship are being investigated.
- IAAF accepts 'extreme gravity' of offenses in WADA report Updated: Jan-16-16 5:26 am
MONACO - The IAAF has accepted the "extreme gravity" of the offenses revealed in an investigation of its past corruption and says it will use the recommendations in the World Anti-Doping Agency report as the basis for reform of track and field's international governing body.
- Russia says accusations of Putin's role in doping 'baffling' Updated: Jan-15-16 10:40 am
MOSCOW - The head of the Russian Olympic Committee said it was "baffling" to think that Vladimir Putin may have been consulted on doping by Russian athletes.
- Column: Coe's small step on IAAF road to redemption Updated: Jan-15-16 10:18 am
MUNICH - One short plane ride, one small step on track and field's marathon road to redemption.
- IOC asks for transcripts suggesting 2020 Olympic bid bribery Updated: Jan-15-16 9:52 am
LONDON - The IOC is ready to examine allegations of possible bribery in the bidding for the 2020 Olympics.
- Tygart puzzled by refusal to declare IAAF noncompliant Updated: Jan-14-16 5:47 pm
DENVER - The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is baffled over how a report about the Russian track scandal could stop short of declaring track's governing body noncompliant with the world's anti-doping code.
- The Latest: Olympic committee to work closely with IAAF Updated: Jan-14-16 12:31 pm
MUNICH - The Latest from the IAAF investigation (all times local):
- Ex-FIFA vice president pleads not guilty in corruption case Updated: Jan-13-16 6:59 pm
NEW YORK - A former FIFA vice president and interim president of the North and Central American and Caribbean governing body CONCACAF pleaded not guilty Wednesday in New York, one week after he was extradited from Switzerland where he had been held since his arrest last month in a sprawling corruption case.