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  1. Sport - SOCCER

    Fifa takes broadside from its ethics investigator over lack of transparency

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:12am by AFP

    ... process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Garcia has written a report into corruption allegations concerning the attribution of hosting rights for the tournaments, but Fifa president Sepp Blatter ... by accusations of corruption and horse-trading. Several high-profile figures have called for world governing body Fifa to publish Garcia’s report, including Uefa president Michel Platini and Fifa ...

  2. Sport - China - SOCCER

    China players accused of corruption after heavy defeat against Thailand

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 01:00pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China's heavy home defeat sparks match-fixing claims, calls for head of Spanish coach Camacho Players accused of corruption in loss ... to take China's national team to the 2014 world championship in Brazil. Not only have China failed to qualify, but they have also dropped 26 places in the Fifa World Ranking since. Corruption ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    HKFA boss attends summit on soccer corruption

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Chief executive Mark Sutcliffe attending conference with Interpol to help ensure everything possible is done to eliminate corruption in new league HKFA determined to avoid fixing scourge Security measures to combat match-fixing and corruption in Hong Kong's new Premier League next season will be of utmost importance, says a top official who ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    All payments made were transparent, says Australia's football federation

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:48pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Officials deny any impropriety in donations for development projects overseas as corruption probe into Qatar's World Cup bid continues Australia: 'payments ... million was paid to Fifa officials in return for votes. With Qatar organisers "vehemently" denying wrongdoing in their bid, calls for the tournament to be moved if corruption is proved ...

  5. Sport - China - SOCCER

    High demand for forged sick notes as Chinese football fans stay up into the small hours

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 11:07pm

    ... in their “product catalogue”. Such documents have long been available in mainland China, where corruption is frequent and fake goods of all kinds are for sale. The World Cup is coming and the huge time ...

  6. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    HKFA says it is taking serious steps to clean up game, as AFC's 'integrity officials' plan is set in motion

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:32pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to the organisation's integrity officer Hassan Haider Khan. "We are aware of the requirement to appoint an integrity officer and it is something we support in our quest to rid the local game of corrupt ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Australia open to bidding again for World Cup

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:49pm by AFP

    ... to new bid on World Cup Football Federation Australia said yesterday it may resubmit its bid to host the 2022 World Cup amid fresh corruption allegations against Qatar's winning submission ... in Fifa's investigation into corruption and the 2010 vote that awarded the World Cup to Qatar, a small Gulf peninsula with little soccer history. He said the FFA had provided documents ...

  8. News - World - SOCCER

    Giving Qatar World Cup was mistake, Fifa president Sepp Blatter admits

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:21am by Reuters

    ... launched an investigation last year into alleged corruption surrounding the voting procedure for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, awarded to Russia and Qatar respectively. Blatter was adamant, though, ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    South China's Kwok Kin-pong determined to give outgoing convenor Lo victorious send-off in play-off final

    Posted May 30th 2014, 12:05am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... down on the season and Lo's eight years in charge of the club. Lo, who is leaving after being found guilty of corruption and money laundering by a Macau court in March, will rush back from ...

  10. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    As AFC tries to clamp down on match-fixing, cheats Ninh Binh play on against Kitchee

    Posted May 29th 2014, 01:20am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong league champions out to eliminate Vietnamese opponents, whose players admitted to match-fixing Whiff of scandal in Kitchee draw A day after the Asian Football Confederation told regional FAs to appoint integrity officers to tackle corruption and match- fixing in the region, Hong Kong's last remaining team in the AFC Cup were drawn ...




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