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Posts Tagged: World Cup

Help Students Study Corruption in Brazil

Eight law students at the University of Richmond need your help. As part of a year-long course called “Brazil, Corruption, and the 2016 Summer Olympics,” they’re taking a research trip to Sao Paulo and Rio De Janeiro this spring.… Continue Reading

FIFA turmoil and the continued fall out

Last week FIFA announced that it had considered the investigation into allegations of corruption into the awarding of the 2018 World Cup tournament to Russia and the 2022 World Cup tournament to Qatar and found “any improper behaviour in the bidding process for the tournament was ‘of very limited scope.’”… Continue Reading

Qatar denies World Cup bribery allegations

Qatar’s World Cup 2022 organizing committee denied allegations that it bribed FIFA officials to win the right to host the world’s biggest single sporting event.

The committee said in a statement Sunday that it “always upheld the highest standards of ethics and integrity in its successful bid.”… Continue Reading

In Brazil, anti-graft sentiment fuels a mass movement

São Paulo, Brazil, June, 20, 2013: Demonstrators protesting on Paulista Avenue in São Paulo for civil rights and improvements in public services. The demonstrations began in São Paulo in early June 2013 and have spread rapidly across the country demanding political reform after successive cases of corruption.Continue Reading

Police reveal global soccer match-fixing scheme

At least 680 soccer games around the world were fixed between 2008 and 2011, about half by a syndicate allegedly operating from Singapore, an international police coalition said Monday.

The matches include World Cup qualifiers, European Championship games, and league games across Europe, Asia, and Africa, according to the European anti-crime agency Europol.… Continue Reading