October 24 – Women’s football authorities in the United States have taken the first steps to implement the recommendations of the much-publicised inquiry that uncovered “systemic” abuse and misconduct by coaches of players in the country’s domestic leagues.
October 20 – The shirt worn by the late Diego Maradona 36 years after he helped Argentina beat Germany to lift the 1986 World Cup in Mexico City has returned to his homeland.
By Andrew Warshaw
October 14 – Just weeks before leaving for the World Cup, Brazilian ace Neymar stands trial next week on fraud and corruption charges over his transfer to Barcelona from Santos in 2013.
October 12 – The bitter on-going litigation between Sportradar and Genius Sports has been resolved after the case was adjourned when it looked like the two sides could find an out-of-court settlement.
September 20 – Paul Pogba’s brother Mathias has been detained and placed under formal investigation over an alleged plot to extort money from his sibling and belonging to a criminal gang, according to French reports.
September 14 – Manchester Crown Court has made a significant anti-piracy statement, handing down a big fine and further prison sentence to an illegal decider supplier that gave access to Sky Sports pay TV coverage and in particular live Premier League matches.
September 15 – The Global Guide on the Security of Major Sporting Events has been translated into the five official languages of the UN from the English language original.
September 14 – Manchester City player Benjamin Mendy has had one of the eight rape charges against him dropped during his on-going trial at Chester Crown Court.
September 13 – Online gambling sites have rapidly increased in number to over 600 worldwide – the bulk of them focussed on football wagering. As the sites penetrate deeper into everyday football consumption there are few protections for new users.
By Paul Nicholson in Geneva
September 9 – Not enough is being done to combat human trafficking in football and this “needs to be urgently addressed,” said Michel Veuthey, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to monitor and combat trafficking in persons.
September 9 – SIGA’s Sport Integrity Week 2022 starts Monday and will run for four days (12 to 16 September) in Cascais, Portugal.
September 8 – UEFA has released its Circular Economy Guidelines in conjunction with Zero Waste Week and which are part of UEFA’s Football Sustainability Strategy 2030.
September 5 – Mission98 and the SiNAFE Project are hosting a round table in Lausanne (September 7-8) to address the issues of human trafficking in sport and in particular the social inclusion of African migrant athletes in the EU.
September 1 – The jury in the trial of former Wales manager and Manchester United icon Ryan Giggs was discharged on Wednesday after failing to reach verdicts on domestic violence charges.