IOC weighs Russian Olympic ban, risks provoking Putin

 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia could be banned from competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a prospect that President Vladimir Putin has already warned would be humiliating for his country.

  • Written by By GRAHAM DUNBAR , AP Sports Writer

Brazilian businessman details FIFA bribery at US trial

 

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brazilian businessman has testified in New York that he was in on a $10 million bribe to buy the influence of an official of soccer's governing body in granting commercial rights to the Copa America tournament.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS