By Andrew Warshaw
February 17 – Years after being plunged into scandal with a spate of high ranking officials banned for financial wrongdoing, the Oceania Football Association (OFC) has once again become embroiled in chaos and corruption.
February 17 – Italian authorities have issued an international arrest warrant for Robinho, the former Brazil star who was convicted of rape in Italy.
February 16 – Former professional player, now a broadcast presenter, Alex Scott, has been announced as a speaker for the SIGA Summit on Female Leadership in Sport in New York, March 8-9.
February 15 – UEFA has welcomed the ruling by a French court that has issued injunctions that will block internet providers carrying pirated streams of Champions League matches.
February 11 – Brazilian police have arrested a man they believe hacked into Neymar’s bank accounts and repeatedly stole from the account taking up to $40,000.
February 11 – West Ham United’s French defender Kurt Zouma has been dropped by kit manufacturer Adidas in response to footage of the defender attacking one of his cats.
February 9 – Greece is to clamp down on fan violence following the killing of a 19-year-old fan in what was believed to be an attack by rival supporters.
February 7 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned FIFA’s one-year ban of former Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou.
February 3 – The European Commission has registered a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) entitled ‘Win It On The Pitch’, which, if it gains enough public support, will force the EC to consider the proposal aimed at protecting the European sports model.
February 2 – Players in the Women’s Super League and second-tier Championship will receive maternity and injury cover as part of an agreement between the English FA and the Professional Footballers Association (PFA).
January 31 – Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault following allegations that were made on social media.
January 28 – The integrity services arm of sports betting consultancy Starlizard has launched a new Integrity Knowledge Hub via its website. The resource makes publicly available detail on the extent of match-fixing in football.
January 25 – Former Anderlecht manager Herman Van Holsbeeck will remain in prison for another month in an investigation into fraud and corruption centring on agent Christophe Henrotay.