August 9 – Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, worshipped by fans throughout a 24-year career, has a more “sinister” side to his character, prosecutors said Monday, as he went on trial on charges of assault and use of coercive behaviour against an ex-girlfriend and her sister.
August 3 – Mastercard has stepped up to partner with SIGA and its Sport Integrity Week 2022 that will take place in Cascais, Portugal, from September 12-16.
August 3 – In a move that seems likely to split public opinion, Premier League players have agreed to stop taking the knee routinely before every kick off during the new season that gets under way later this week, instead performing it ahead of specific games.
August 2 – The captains of English Premier League teams are in talks with their teams over whether to continue taking the knee when the new season gets under way later this week.
August 2 – UEFA has fined Slovan Bratislava €40,000 for the racist behaviour of its fans during the first leg of its Champions League qualifier at Ferencváros on July 20 – and has ruled that part of its stadium will be closed for its next game in any UEFA competition.
August 2 – On the sidelines of Euro 2022, UEFA and the European Commission have strengthened their ties to promote equality, diversity and inclusion.
July 29 – One of three allegations of rape against an English Premier League international footballer has been dropped by police.
July 28 – Nine years after he moved from Brazil to Barcelona, Neymar is to finally go on what is certainly to be a high-profile and eagerly followed trial in October in Spain in a long-standing case surrounding his transfer from Santos.
July 27 – The Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) has created SIGA Latin America with its Brazilian Members Pacto Pelo Esporte and Arena Hub.
July 26 – Former United States international women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo has pleaded guilty to driving while impaired.
July 21 – SIGA has agreed a two-year sponsorship deal with the British Standards Institution (BSI) to support its flagship Sport Integrity Week event, starting with the current edition scheduled for September 12-16.
July 21 – UEFA has released the five-episode Outraged documentary series on its UEFA.tv platform as part of its ongoing fight against discrimination, hate and online abuse in football.
July 17 – The Russian Football Union (FUR) and four Russian clubs have lost appeals at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against bans from international and European football handed down by FIFA and UEFA following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
July 15 – LaLiga boss Javier Tebas and Paul Elliott, the chair of the English FA’s Inclusion Advisory Board, are the latest names from football to confirm they will be speaking at the Sport Integrity Week 2022 in Portugal, September 12-16.