July 12 – The breakaway European Super League was described by UEFA as “a textbook example of a cartel” on day one of the two-day hearing at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that could alter the entire landscape of European club competition.
July 11 – Belarus, a supporter of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on a government level, have arrested leading sports lawyer and Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) adjudicator Prof. Aliaksandr Danilevich.
By Andrew Warshaw
July 11 – The all-important hearing into whether football’s governing bodies had the legal right to sanction the much-maligned European Super League clubs takes place today and tomorrow, potentially shaping the game as we know it for years to come, just as the Bosman case did in the mid-1990s.
By Andrew Warshaw
July 8 – Despite both being banned from the game by FIFA and following an investigation lasting seven years, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, once the two most powerful officials in world football, were dramatically acquitted today of fraud, embezzlement and other corruption charges in a criminal case brought by Swiss judicial authorities that gripped world football politics.
July 3 – In the latest scandal to rock Indian football, U-17 women’s football team assistant coach Alex Ambrose has been sacked for sexual misconduct.
July 1 – FIFA will receive another $92 million in compensation for losses sustained in global football corruption schemes, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) said on Tuesday.
July 1 – A second English team has cancelled a fixture against Qatari opposition following a backlash over the World Cup host’s human rights record.
June 30 – Cristiano Ronaldo is seeking $626,000 from his rape accuser’s lawyer.
June 30 – Fans convicted of football-related online hate crime can now be banned from attending matches in the UK, Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service has announced.
June 30 – Qatar 2022 chief Hassan Al-Thawadi, UEFA’s financial sustainability guru Andrea Traverso and European Leagues chairman Claus Thomsen are amongst the first headliners from football who are lined up to speak at Sport Integrity Week, September 12-16.
June 24 – The Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) has timed the announcement of a new partnership with Yale University to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of Title IX.
June 23 – Russian football’s appeal against the decision to ban their clubs and national teams from international competition because of the country’s invasion of Ukraine is set to be heard in early July by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
June 22 – Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Patrice Motsepe (pictured) has been implicated in the latest criminal case against South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
June 21 – Four-time African footballer of the year Samuel Eto’o (pictured) has been handed a 22-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty to a €3.9 million tax fraud relating to his image rights while playing for Barcelona.