August 11 – Racist fans will be banned from all English Premier League fans grounds under new measures announced ahead of the 2021-22 season that gets under way this weekend.
August 5 – UK Police have arrested eleven people over online racial abuse of England players after the Three Lions’ defeat in the Euro 2020 final on penalties.
August 4 – Four years after he was voted out of office, former African football chief Issa Hayatou has been banned by FIFA for 12 months over a controversial $1 billion TV and marketing rights deal with Lagardere Sports which infringed competition regulations.
July 28 – SIGA has released dates for its second Sport Integrity Week and a first list of 10 speakers for the series of webinars which will address a specific topic over each of five days.
July 28 – The fourth edition of the SIGA WoW (Women on Wednesdays) series will take place August 4 and will focus on why global brands must be active in the sport integrity environment.
July 27 – Barcelona have finally reached an out-of-court agreement with their former player Neymar to end a long-running legal dispute in “amicable fashion”.
By Samindra Kunti and Paul Nicholson
July 22 – Following the revelation that BeIN Sports and Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi (pictured) was among the public figures targeted by Israel’s Pegasus spyware, the Qatari broadcaster said it is co-ordinating its resources with the police investigations.
July 22 – Global sports integrity body SIGA has re-elected Franco Frattini as its chair for a second four-year term.
July 19 – Germany’s entire Olympic football team walked off the field on Saturday during a behind-closed-doors friendly ahead of the Tokyo Games after one of their players was allegedly racially abused by an opponent.
July 18 – The row over broadcast rights between Canal + and France’s LFP has now sucked in beIN Sports who are demanding that Canal+ fulfil the sub-licensing agreement they have for two live matches per round.
July 16 – Five people have been arrested in the wake of the racist abuse meted out to the three black players who missed penalties in England’s shootout defeat to Italy in the final of Euro 2020.
July 16 – The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has rejected a Madrid court’s request for an accelerated judicial procedure in the European Super League case.
July 16 – Gambling blocking software business Gamban has become a member of sports integrity group SIGA (Sport Integrity Global Alliance).
July 14 – England striker Marcus Rashford, one of the three black players racially abused on social media following the penalty shootout loss to Italy, says he is “overwhelmed” and “lost for words” after hundreds of messages of support were placed on a mural depicting the England striker.