Hugo Jinkis

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Swiss police raided the headquarters of European football body Uefa  following the latest revelations of a web of Panama-based offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Swiss police have raided Uefa’s headquarters in Nyon to seize details of a TV rights contract signed by the Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, followin(...)

Gianno Infantino has been dragged into the Panama Papers affair. Photograph: Epa

MPs and Fifa reform campaigners have called for an urgent investigation into questions raised by a decade old TV rights deal that has dragged the new (...)

The Panama papers leak has dragged president Gianni Infantino into the Fifa corruption scandal. Photograph: Epa

The new head of world football has been caught up in the sport’s corruption scandal because of documents that have been revealed by the Panama Papers (...)

Eugenio Figueredo, a former senior Fifa vice-president recently accused of corruption. Photograph: Getty

Fifa could face another crisis after the Panama Papers revealed an apparent conflict of interest at the heart of the ethics committee supposed to clea(...)

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 (...)

The homepage of the Interpol website  seen through a magnifying glass on June 3rd, 2015. Interpol said on Wednesday it has issued international wanted-person alerts for two former Fifa officials including Jack Warner and four corporate executives at the request of US authorities.  Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters

The FBI is investigating the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar as part of its wide-ranging crackdown on Fifa corruption, ac(...)

Sepp Blatter has claimed the arrest of seven FIFA officials on US corruption indictments may have been an attempt to interfere with the congress where he was re-elected for a fifth term as president. Photograph: PA

The re-elected Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, has said he was “shocked” at the way US authorities targeted football’s world body and slammed what he ca(...)

The 12 alleged criminal schemes at the centre of the long-running conspiracy include plots to rig the bidding for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, the 2011 Fifa presidential elections and the 2016 Centennial Cop America, scheduled to be played in the US. Photograph: EPA

United States attorney general Loretta Lynch denied the timing of the charges against nine Fifa officials and five corporate executives for allegedly (...)