Andrew Jennings, journalist who exposed corruption at FIFA and the International Olympic Committee, has died

Mexico City (Abro). Scottish sports journalist Andrew Jennings, who exposed corruption in FIFA and the International Olympic Committee, died on Saturday, January 8, due to a sudden illness, according to his relatives.

Jennings, 78, is best known for his investigations, the first of which was when he investigated Spain’s Juan Antonio Samaranch and exposed his corrupt practices as president of the International Olympic Committee in “The Lords of the Rings,” 1992.

Press investigations with Jennings, who also worked for the BBC, exposed a three-decade culture of corruption in global sport. Most recently, the so-called FIFA Gate, which ousted Joseph Blatter as the leader of international football and put a handful of Latin American football chiefs in prison.

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