2015 FIFA corruption case (Switzerland)

In 2015, U.S. federal prosecutors disclosed cases of corruption by officials and associates connected with the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer. Near the end of May 2015, fourteen people were indicted in connection with an investigation by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation Read more about 2015 FIFA corruption case (Switzerland)[…]

2008 sumo cannabis scandal (Japan)

The sumo cannabis scandal is a series of cannabis scandals in professional sumo since August 2008. Four sumo wrestlers classified as sekitori, the top two division, Wakanohō, Rohō, Hakurozan and Wakakirin, were dismissed from professional sumo, and Kitanoumi Toshimitsu resigned his post as the chairman of the Japan Sumo Association (JSA) to take the blame. Read more about 2008 sumo cannabis scandal (Japan)[…]

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