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Leagues: LaLiga

/ 289 days ago

Real Madrid taking legal action amid bribery allegations

Real Madrid has officially announced that they will pursue legal action against a former police commissioner who accused the club of bribery. Jose Manuel Villarejo, the previous police exec, accused the LaLiga side of bribing referees during a recent radio interview. The disgraced commissioner expounded on the allegations by claiming that Real President Florentino Perez […]

FIFA

/ 324 days ago

Qatar's $330 million bribes to FIFA revealed in new documents

Released court documents are beginning to show how much money Qatar shelled out to receive the 2022 FIFA World Cup. A filing made by a Philadelphia-based organization revealed Qatar transferred millions to FIFA committee members. The Qatar National Bank (QNB) sent these funds directly. Committee members are in charge of selecting a host nation for […]

FIFA

/ 551 days ago

Did FOX pay bribes to win World Cup rights?

FOX is facing accusations of paying bribes to attain the World Cup rights. Originally, FOX acquired the World Cup rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup rights back in 2011. It later added the 2026 rights in 2015. However, a court appearance on Tuesday for two former FOX executives could implicate that FOX paid […]
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Discovery

/ 1009 days ago

The Men Who Sold the World Cup film chronicles FIFA scandal

For those interested in in-depth soccer reporting, the new Discovery+ soccer documentary may be the new mini-series for you. 'The Men Who Sold The World Cup' features exclusive interviews with Sunil Gulati, Jurgen Klinsmann, Landon Donovan, and Sepp Blatter, among many others. Discovery networks owns a reputation for airing outstanding documentaries. Now, Discovery’s streaming platform, […]