Michel Platini is to step down as the head of European football after a tribunal rejected his appeal against a football ban. The court said it was not convinced that a $2 million payment he received from FIFA was “legitimate.”
The president of the Spanish football association has resigned from his posts as vice president of both UEFA and FIFA. Angel Maria Villar is currently in jail on corruption charges.
Two former leaders of Brazil have been accused of running a criminal organization in a massive corruption scheme. The charges are part of an unprecedented crackdown on corruption in Brazil.
The future of South Korea's electronics giant Samsung hangs by a thread after a court in Seoul sentenced the company's heir Lee Jae-Yong to five years in prison. What would be its impact on the South Korean economy?
Lawyers defending Brazilian President Michel Temer against allegations of corruption have asked the Supreme Court to remove the attorney general from the investigation. Tension between the two has been rising.
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