July 22 - The Danish Football Association (DBU) has backed FC Copenhagen's bid to move their Champions League qualifier at Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk later this month to a neutral venue following the Malaysia Airlines crash over territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists.
By Paul Nicholson July 21 – The Ukrainian national championship is still scheduled to start this week (July 25), despite fears over national security following the downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17 and the loss of 295 lives. Several international players have refused to return to the Ukraine with their clubs.
By Mark Baber July 19 - UEFA has taken the decision to keep teams from Russia and Ukraine apart in European competition but are allowing the Ukrainian teams to play home games despite fears over the security situation in the country.
By Andrew Warshaw July 18 - German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg has been forced to ditch plans to wear a specially designed helmet in celebration of his country's World Cup triumph after FIFA said an image of the trophy would breach intellectual property rights.
By Andrew Warshaw July 18 - The increasingly dangerous military conflict in the Middle East has had an immediate impact on football with UEFA barring Israeli teams from playing European matches at home while the fighting between Israel and Hamas continues.
By Jaroslaw Adamowski July 17 – Legia Warsaw has extended its sponsorship with PepsiCo by a further three years. Under the deal, the company's Gatorade brand will become the official sponsor of the Polish club's Football Academy youth project.
By Mark Baber July 17 - Real Madrid tops the annual Forbes list of the world's most valuable sports teams, for the second year in a row, with Barcelona and Manchester United swapping places from last year in second and third place respectively.
By Andrew Warshaw July 17 - Barcelona have announced that Luis Suarez is now "100 percent" their player even though they cannot officially unveil the £75 million striker because of his FIFA ban for biting at the World Cup.