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 Gary Lineker will front Friday’s World Cup draw. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

As the days ticked down you kept thinking he might still have something up his sleeve. Maybe this is a brilliantly orchestrated inside job. Maybe half(...)

Mossack Fonseca is the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers leak, which lifted the lid on how offshore companies are used by the global elite to conceal the ownership and control of assets and property worth billions. Photograph: Carlos Jasso/Reuters

1. Twelve national leaders are among 143 politicians, their families and close associates from around the world known to have been using offshore tax(...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panana. The firm has branches in Hong Kong, Miami, Zurich and more than 35 other places around the globe . The firm is one of the world’s top creators of shell companies, corporate structures that can be used to hide ownership of assets.

A massive leak of documents exposes the offshore holdings of 12 current and former world leaders and reveals how associates of Russian President Vlad(...)

Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring for Argentina against Bolivia. File photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

The law firm of a FIFA ethics watchdog had business relationships with three men who have been indicted in the world soccer association’s corruption (...)

Sepp Blatter rocked the world of soccer on Tuesday by saying he would step down as Fifa president in the wake of a corruption investigation that now includes the 79-year-old chief himself. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

South African Football Association officials did not appear at a scheduled Wednesday press conference to address allegations around a possible brib(...)

Sepp Blatter has stepped down as Fifa president at an unexpected news conference in Zurich on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images

Sepp Blatter resigned as Fifa president on Tuesday, four days after being re-elected to a fifth term. Blatter, 79, announced the decision at an(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter. Photo: Adam Davy/PA

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has challenged the English FA to waive its right to legal action against them and it will publish Michael Garcia’s conclu(...)

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One of the eight members of Fifa’s financial watchdog has been relieved of his role temporarily pending the outcome of a police investigation.Canover(...)

Sepp Blatter: unease among some sponsors will raise the pressure on the Fifa presiden. Photograph: Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images

Two more of Fifa’s headline World Cup sponsors have warned that corruption allegations engulfing the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar are damaging(...)

Former Fifa vice-president   Jack Warner. Photograph: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner has dismissed the latest allegations against him as “foolishness” and insists there is a “witch hunt” a(...)

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