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Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Who Brought Olympics to Brazil, Convicted of Bribery

Carlos Arthur Nuzman was found guilty after a trial that featured claims of rigged votes, gold bars and at least $2 million in payoffs to top sports officials.The man who brought the...

P.S.G.'s Aminata Diallo Arrested After Teammate Is Attacked

A Paris St.-Germain women’s player was taken into custody by French investigators looking into a violent assault on a teammate who shares her position.The Paris St.-Germain players, champions of France and riding...

Chinese Hockey Team Will Not Be Barred From Olympics

Weeks after a top hockey official suggested quality concerns could see China’s men kicked out of the Beijing Games, the team’s participation was confirmed.Ice hockey’s governing body on Tuesday backtracked on plans...

Former FIFA Officials Face Fraud Charges Over Secret Payment

Sepp Blatter is accused of breaking Swiss law in approving a $2 million payment from soccer’s governing body to a onetime ally, Michel Platini.More than six years after being ousted in a...

China Could Be Kicked Out of Olympic Hockey Tournament

Months ahead of the Beijing Games, hockey officials are trying to balance competitive concerns with fears about embarrassing the host nation.China has spent billions of dollars preparing for next year’s Winter Olympics....

Premier League Vote Targets Saudi Spending at Newcastle

The Premier League imposed a moratorium on sponsorships linked to investors only days after a Saudi-led group took control of one of its teams.Fearing that the arrival of another deep-pocketed ownership group...

FIFA Without FIFA? EA Sports Weighs Reboot of Showcase Game

The end of a long and profitable relationship with soccer’s governing body would mean renaming one of the most popular video games of all time.It is one of the longest and most...

In China's Super League, Everyone Seems to Be Losing

Chinese teams once embraced ambition and overspending in a bold attempt to reshape their sport. Now they don’t even play games.The emails and letters complaining about unpaid salaries have been stacking up...

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