ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA bans African soccer confederation president Ahmad Ahmad for 5 years for financial misconduct.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Tokyo Olympics officially postponed to 2021 by International Olympic Committee.
NEW YORK (AP) — National Hockey League suspending its season, hopes to resume at play at later date.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA bans Manchester City for two seasons from Champions League.
LONDON (AP) — Formula One's governing body says Shanghai Grand Prix scheduled for April postponed due to virus.
NBA says former commissioner David Stern has died at age 77 nearly 3 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
NEW YORK (AP) — NBA says former commissioner David Stern has died at age 77 nearly 3 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage.
Manchester City has lost its attempt to block a UEFA investigation into financial fair play violations
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City has lost its attempt to block a UEFA investigation into financial fair play violations.
ZURICH (AP) — The judge and prosecutor removed from FIFA's ethics committee in May have set up an agency to advise on integrity in sports.
The new Sports Governance Unit says German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert and Swiss prosecutor Cornel Borbely will lead the Zurich-based firm.
The agency says "fans and sponsors expect more and more transparency and organizational governance standards."
GENEVA (AP) — The Olympic family of sports is in a period of turmoil one year after a troubled Rio de Janeiro Games.
A slew of critical headlines for sport's world governing bodies in the past week has tarnished soccer's FIFA, swimming's FINA and boxing's AIBA organizations.
A common theme is allegations of financial mismanagement to retain power and influence in the sports governance world that typically involves first-class travel, five-star hotels and access to political leaders.