US extends focus to media companies in widening Fifa probe

Prosecutors intensify focus on whether broadcasters know about bribes

New York

A SPORTS marketing company that was described in a sweeping indictment this month as retaining contracts because of the "support" of corrupt soccer officials has longstanding ties to the US entertainment company 21st Century Fox, according to securities filings and other government documents.

The description of T&T Sports Marketing Ltd in the indictment signals that US prosecutors have intensified their focus on media companies and what they might have known about any bribes, people familiar...

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