October 4 – The Football federation of Cyprus (CFA), in collaboration with the National Betting Authority, is promoting a week of information and awareness around Safe Gaming October 9-15.
October 2 – Tottenham Hotspur have condemned racist abuse directed at fullback Destiny Udogie on social media following Saturday’s 2-1 home win against Liverpool.
September 26 – At its Executive Committee meeting in Cyprus yesterday, UEFA adopted a revised governance framework for its 55 national associations designed to promote good governance at the domestic level.
September 26 – FIFA and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have extended their Memorandum of Understanding “to kick crime out of the game”.
September 14 – Nottingham Forest defender Harry Toffolo has been handed a suspended five-month ban for breaching English football’s betting rules.
September 6 – Former Liverpool star Jordan Henderson has defended his move to Saudi Arabian club Al Ettifaq after LGBTQ rights criticism.
September 6 – Brazilian giants São Paulo FC have become the first professional football club to join the Sports Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) as member.
August 31 – Liga Portugal has blazed a sports governance trail becoming the first top tier professional football league to submit to an independent sports integrity audit via SIGA’s Independent Rating and Verification System (SIRVS).
August 29 – The mother of under-fire Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales has begun a hunger strike in defence of her son as the pressure continues to grow on him to resign over “that” kiss.
August 18 – As part of SIGA’s Sports Integrity Week an independent study will be launched in a special session on September 5 that has the future of football in Brazil as its central theme.
August 10 – Sports integrity group SIGA’s South American arm – SIGA Latin America – is collaborating with Brazil’s São Paulo Football Club, to stage an ‘Integrity Match’ at Sao Paulo’s Morumbi Stadium on September 4, just as SIGA’s Sports Integrity Week gets into full swing.
August 1 – English football authorities have introduced a series of disciplinary measures to improve the behaviour of players, managers and fans at all levels of the game next season.
July 28 – SIGA is reporting more than 60 hosting partners, in 33 cities and 21 countries have so far signed up for Sport Integrity Week, September 2-9.
July 26 – Data science and articificial intelligence specialists Signify Group, have launched a newly created sports division, Signify Sport.