UN: Corruption in Sport Worth $1.7 Trillion Annually

Illegal sports betting, manipulation of competitions, and the connection between organized crime and sports are the primary drivers of corruption in the sports world, estimated to be worth up to US$1.7 trillion annually, according to the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Pakistan Court Overturns ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's Last Graft Conviction

A court in Pakistan overturned former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's last corruption conviction on Tuesday, clearing another obstacle for his participation in the upcoming February general elections, where he aims to secure the position of prime minister for the fourth time.