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Jacques Rogge calls for corruption fight

Updated: May 11, 2011, 10:46 AM ET
Associated Press

GENEVA -- Sports leaders must fight against corruption to prevent the type of bribery scandal shaking soccer's world governing body, IOC president Jacques Rogge said Wednesday.

Rogge told The Associated Press that English allegations about six senior FIFA officials -- a quarter of the 24-person executive committee -- receiving or demanding bribes for their World Cup votes hurt sports around the world.

The International Olympic Committee leader called on sports bodies to work "on both ...

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