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Stories with subject: Corruption in sports
  • Austria: Ex-players led match-fixing organization 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:44 am
  • GRAZ, Austria - State prosecutors say three ex-players in Austria formed a criminal organization during their careers and attempted to manipulate 18 national league games from 2004 to 2013 with bets of up to 300,000 euros ($415,000) per match.

  • Court rejects Fenerbahce chairman's appeal 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:38 am
  • ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's High Court has rejected an appeal by Fenerbahce's chairman, confirming his conviction for match-fixing.

  • Asian fans only have eyes for European soccer 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 11:35 am
  • HANOI, Vietnam - There were so few people watching Vietnam play Hong Kong in a recent Asian Cup qualifier that turnstile staff hardly bothered checking tickets on the damp, cold Hanoi evening.

  • Match-fixer Ante Sapina has sentence reduced 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:53 am
  • BOCHUM, Germany - A German court has sentenced convicted match-fixer Ante Sapina to five years in prison following a new trial, six months less than his previous sentence.

  • Vietnam police probe football match-fixing 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 5:23 am
  • HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnamese police are investigating an alleged match-fixing incident involving 11 players from a top-flight local team.

  • Asian fans only have eyes for European football 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:20 am
  • HANOI, Vietnam - There were so few people watching Vietnam take on Hong Kong in a recent Asian Cup qualifier that turnstile staff hardly bothered checking tickets on the damp, cold Hanoi evening.

  • Court seeks to examine Penn St.-NCAA agreement 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 7:31 pm
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A state court on Wednesday said it needed more information to examine whether Penn State and the NCAA acted legally when they entered into an agreement that imposed a $60 million fine and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal.

  • Ryan Grove hired as Dolphins trainer 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 6:13 pm
  • MIAMI - Ryan Grove has been hired as the Miami Dolphins' head athletic trainer, a job that became vacant in the fallout from the team's bullying scandal.

  • England police arrest 13 in match fixing probe 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 11:15 am
  • LONDON - Police say 13 people have been arrested in connection with an investigation into spot-fixing in English football.

  • FIFA VPs back Garcia's World Cup bid probe 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 2:30 pm
  • GENEVA - FIFA vice presidents Michel Platini and Jeffrey Webb gave their support to ethics investigator Michael Garcia on Tuesday amid reports that senior FIFA colleagues want the American removed from office.

  • Ex-Croatian football official jailed for bribery 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 11:59 am
  • ZAGREB, Croatia - A court has sentenced a former top Croatian football official to four years in prison for taking bribes in return for guaranteeing certain referees controlled their matches.

  • Prosecutors explain weakness in Fiesta Bowl cases 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 5:51 pm
  • PHOENIX - The sentencing of the former Fiesta Bowl chief executive marks the end of criminal cases arising from a scandal that led to guilty pleas by six bowl employees but only one prison sentence.