Italian Soccer Clubs Agree To 30% Wage Cut Amid Coronavirus Crisis  Forbes ... > read more

Serbian coach Radomir Antic, the only person to manage Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona, died on Monday at the age of 71 following a long illness. Spanish sports daily Marca said Antic had been suffering from a serious illness for a long time. Antic, who first moved to Spain as a player with Real Zaragoza in 1978, managed Atletico across three different spells between 1995 and 2000 and led the club to a league and cup double in his first season. ... > read more

Aurora to apply for grants for portable soccer field, education area at zoo  Chicago Tribune ... > read more

Prosecutors charged two former 21st Century Fox executives with alleged bribes to gather confidential information during bidding for broadcast rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. ... > read more

With the top clubs in the Bundesliga already back in training, envious rivals across Europe are watching to see whether the Germans gain an edge or pay a price when play resumes. Europe's top leagues are desperate to return to competition to avert financial disaster due to the coronavirus pandemic, but if they move too fast they could risk injuring their players. The issue has come up in Germany where, in line with an earlier recommendation by the German football league, Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich and second-place Borussia Dortmund and a raft of other clubs resumed training in small g ... > read more

U.S. Prosecutors Say Qatar and Russia Bribed FIFA Officials to Win World Cup Bids  The New York TimesFormer Fox executive from L.A. named in indictment alleging bribery for soccer broadcast rights  LA Daily NewsFormer media executives indicted in U.S. FIFA soccer investigation  The ProvinceFormer Fox Marketing Exec from LA Charged in Soccer Fraud Case  MyNewsLA.comView Full Coverage on Google News ... > read more

U.S. Prosecutors Say Qatar and Russia Bribed FIFA Officials to Win World Cup Bids  Jimmys Post ... > read more

Multimillion dollar scheme involved kickbacks to Fifa officials for broadcast rights to the 2018 and 2022 World CupTwo former senior executives at Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox corporation have been indicted over their alleged role in a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving kickbacks to Fifa officials in exchange for broadcast and marketing rights to some of the world’s biggest football tournaments.The US Department of Justice announced on Monday that Hernan Lopez, the former chief executive of Fox International Channels and Carlos Martinez, the former president of Fox Latin Americ ... > read more