Soccer | The United States have accused soccer officials of corrupting a sport loved by billions, warning the investigation is not over and seeking the extradition of suspects arrested in Switzerland.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday unveiled the fruits of a complex, international investigation, spanning years, after seven soccer officials were arrested in Zurich in dawn-raids by Swiss police at US request.
The 47-count US indictment charges 14 soccer officials and marketing executives with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies that span 24 years beginning in 1991.
The officials are charged with conspiring to solicit and receive more than $US150 million ($A194 million) in bribes and kickbacks in exchange for their support of marketing executives who agreed t Full Story »
Adelaide | Some patients overdue for treatment have still not received their surgeries after more than 400 days on the Royal Adelaide Hospital waiting list, InDaily can reveal.
Last week’s list of overdue elective surgeries at the hospital, obtained by InDaily, shows that one patient has been waiting for nearly 550 days for surgery which should have been performed within a year.
Seven other patients who were due to be treated within a year have been waiting more than 400 days.
A further seven patients who were due for surgery within 90 days – most awaiting the removal of prostate cancers – have been waiting for more than 200 days.
The most serious backlogs at the RAH are in the urology and plastics surgical units – each have 35 patients overdue for surgery. T Full Story »
Companies | Hills Limited has replaced CEO Ted Pretty with the company’s chief operating officer.
Grant Logan will be appointed CEO “with immediate effect”, Hills chairman Jennifer Hill-Ling announced today.
She said the board had “renewed and refined the company’s strategy”.
“After discussing the refined strategy with Ted we have agreed that this is the time for a change in executive leadership,” Hill-Ling said in a statement.
“Ted leaves the company with a strong balance sheet, a simplified business model and the thanks of the board.”
The statement said that “Mr Pretty will receive a termination payment in accordance with his contract”.
Logan joined Hills four years ago as chief financial officer. He was appointed c Full Story »