Departure of AFC general secretary: Business as usual in a swamp of corruption allegations

By James M. Dorsey Transparency appears nowhere on the radar of Asian soccer governors as global soccer reels from the worst crisis in the sport's ...

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Reforming soccer governance: Tackling political corruption alongside financial wrongdoing

By James M. Dorsey The mushrooming governance scandal in world soccer body FIFA increasingly spotlights political in addition to financial corruption ...

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Blatter enables AFC to keep its skeletons under lock and key

By James M. Dorsey Embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter has spun the world soccer body's crisis as a public relations and reputation management issue ...

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Qatar's unintended sporting legacy: A FIFA clean-up, exposure of political corruption, and corporate sponsor rethink

By James M. Dorsey Qatar's 2022 World Cup is promising to be a rare example of a mega sporting event that leaves a legacy of social, political and ...

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AFC suspends General Secretary as it keeps damning audit buried

By James M. Dorsey The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Wednesday suspended its general secretary, Dato Alex Soosay, pending an investigation of al ...

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Members of Congress Criticizing Clinton Cash Should Look in the Mirror

Sitting with Sean Hannity last week, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul expressed his outrage at money received by Bill and Hillary Clinton over the years and ...

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Alleged AFC Cover-up Effort Highlights Asian Soccer's Lack of Proper Governance

A senior executive of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) allegedly requested in 2012 at least one of his subordinates to tamper with or hide documents ...

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Have Scandal and House of Cards Succumbed to Post-Snowden Syndrome?

I think we can all agree: Television is reveling in another golden age, with scores of beautifully written and shot dramas available on every channel and ...

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Bin Hammam payments question Qatar World Cup bid and FIFA/AFC anti-corruption efforts

By James M. Dorsey Media reports of questionable payments by a company owned by banned former world soccer body FIFA vice president and Asian Football ...

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