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Turkish Soccer: Illiberal President Erdogan's Latest Victim

James Dorsey | Posted 01.15.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's illiberal policies have targeted the media, the judiciary, the police, militant soccer fans, and anti-government protesters. Now they threaten to claim yet another victim: the game of football itself.

Murky Turkish Soccer Politics Mesh With Massive Corruption Scandal

James Dorsey | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics
James Dorsey

Always murky, Turkish soccer politics have become even murkier as a politics-laden match-fixing scandal meshes with a corruption investigation that targets Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his closest associates.

Former AC Milan Star Investigated For Match Fixing

AP | ANDREW DAMPF | Posted 12.17.2013 | Sports

ROME (AP) — Former AC Milan and Italy midfielder Gennaro Gattuso was placed under investigation for match-fixing Tuesday and four more people were a...

Corruption in Cricket Exposes India's Larger Failings

Ronak D. Desai | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Ronak D. Desai

This latest corruption scandal is a powerful reflection of the larger failings afflicting India today: rampant cronyism, poor governance, and the absence of accountability.

A Gentleman's Game?

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports
Tarun Sakhrani

Sadly, what used to be a gentleman's game, can no longer stake its claim to that title anymore. It's just not cricket!

Match-Fixers' Guide To Soccer

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Sports

-- Mario Cizmek was convicted of rigging games in Croatia's first division in 2010. At his trial and in subsequent interviews with The Associated Pre...

The Dirty Game?

AP | SHEILA NORMAN-CULP | Posted 02.12.2013 | Sports

ZURICH -- Soccer is falling under a cloud of suspicion as never before, sullied by a multibillion-dollar web of match-fixing that is corrupting increa...

Soccer: 17 Arrests In European Match-Fixing Probe

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FRANKFURT (AP)--German prosecutors investigating corruption in football say 15 people in Germany and two in Switzerland have been arrested and that ab...