No really, don’t get up.
Blatter's re-election reflects the powerful rejoinder he's made to the Eurocentric view of football. But he'll be hard pressed to outlive the latest crisis.
Looks pretty bad from where we stand.
Football is a huge deal in Europe but less so in the states. So why did it take action from Loretta Lynch to topple FIFA?
Questions to answer: Walter De Gregorio, FIFA Director of Communications and Public Affairs.
Charges of corruption by US prosecutors against FIFA have parallels to the IOC's problems in the 1990s.
There is a gaping hole in South Africa between those who are wealthy, and the working poor
South Africa’s inequality levels are stark. The rich are super rich, the poor very poor. There's a gaping hole in the middle and this is the greatest threat to stability.
Preparing for scrutiny. Wednesday’s FIFA press conference gets ready to roll.
Football's governing body and its President Sepp Blatter are used to annual meetings which run like clockwork. US and Swiss police have made sure this time it's different.
The Iraqi army has not been on point.
Why the Iraqi army keeps losing ground to Islamic State, despite significantly outnumbering its forces.
International students provide universities with a large chunk of their revenue - but at what cost?
A new report from the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption says Australian universities have become increasingly reliant on income from fee-paying international students, and is letting academic standards slide for the valuable income stream.
The investigation that brought down the NSW Premier, Barry O'Farrell, is one of several that has put the powers of ICAC in the spotlight.
ICAC has claimed some high-profile scalps, prompting some claims that the watchdog is out of control. Yet our new research shows 99% of complaints don't proceed to a formal investigation.
So it begins.
The worst-kept secret in American politics is finally out in the open. What now?
A group of Chinese villagers has been raising hell over a corrupt local boss – exposing an unedifying contradiction at the heart of the Chinese system.
Save The Elephants suggests that 100,000 elephants were killed for their tusks in the past three years.
If we want to save elephants we need to tackle widespread corruption that threatens their populations – and this goes for all wildlife.
Carson Yeung: convicted of money laundering.
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How football clubs are petri dishes for attracting laundered funds, all over the world.
Pitching to FIFA. One of Qatar’s planned stadia.
The big beasts of European club football have missed a chance to make a Champions League style land grab from the sport's governing body.
Under former president Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan was little more than a ‘vertically integrated criminal organisation’, according to a new book.
Corruption can directly contribute to the growth of the very forces the world’s security agencies are desperately trying to contain and combat.
NSW deputy senior Crown prosecutor Margaret Cunneen, SC, has challenged ICAC’s power to investigate her alleged conduct.
ICAC argues that the alleged conduct of Margaret Cunneen and her son amounted to perversion of the course of justice.
Rifkind knows how to make big money.
In his spare time, the former foreign secretary enjoys reading, taking walks and doing odd jobs.
Annastacia Palaszczuk says she will ‘restore integrity and accountability’ in Queensland under her new minority Labor government – but can she and her Liberal National opponents work together to achieve that?
It’s official: Labor is set to lead a minority government in Queensland, with the electoral commission finally declaring the results of the tight election, almost a fortnight after the January 31 poll…
The commitment of the current government to prosecuting corruption has proven unexpectedly far-reaching.
The change of leadership in China in 2012 brought with it an intensive crackdown on bribery and corruption, both at home and abroad. This has resulted in the downfall of numerous officials, both low and…
Corrupt police look a bit different these days.
Police in England and Wales have been told to review nearly 2,000 cases of alleged corruption after Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary found that no action had been taken in two-thirds of investigations…
Football fixtures. Handover time for Blatter and Putin.
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The news that three major sponsors have ceased their partnership with FIFA could potentially damage its reputation, and more importantly, its finances. Reports on Friday revealed that Castrol, Continental…