February 19 – The Scottish FA and the Football Association of Wales (FAW) have dedicated the February 21, Scotland v Wales match at the Pinatar Cup tournament to the Football v Homophobia campaign.
February 17 – FIFA is considering lodging a rare appeal against the shock ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to lift the lifetime ban on Yves Jean-Bart, former president of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF).
February 7 – M&T Bank has become a partner of the upcoming Summit on Female Leadership in Sport, which will be hosted by Mastercard in New York on March 7, and which is organised by the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA).
February 15 – Human rights bodies have reacted with stunned disbelief to the news that former Haitian FA president Yves Jean-Bart’s lifetime ban has been annulled by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
February 14 – In a groundbreaking moment, Czech international Jakub Jankto has become the first active international men’s player to declare he is gay.
February 9 – The European Court has ruled against a Barcelona fan group in France that demanded the European Commission investigate whether Paris Saint-Germain unfairly signed Lionel Messi.
By Samindra Kunti in New York
February 7 – The latest FIFA trial in Brooklyn has been paused after federal judge Pamela Chen reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.
February 7 – Spanish prosecutors are opposing an appeal by Dani Alves’ defence team for him to be freed on bail while an investigation continues into sexual assault accusations against the Brazilian international.
February 3 – Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood has had all criminal charges against him dropped, police and prosecutors said on Thursday, and will no longer face charges of attempted rape and assault.
June 18 – News was released yesterday that a Swiss cantonal supreme court has ruled that FIFA’s firing of its former finance director and acting secretary-general Markus Kattner (pictured) in 2016 was “considered as unjustified”.
January 16 – In a blow to Ukraine’s top club Shakhtar Donetsk, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld FIFA’s decision to allow foreign players and coaches to leave Russian and Ukrainian clubs due to the ongoing war.
January 16 – Benjamin Mendy was found not guilty of seven of the nine rape and sexual assault charges against him at Chester Crown Court last Friday.
January 10 – Fresh from the delivery of the World Cup in Qatar and a month of football highs and geo-political lows, FIFA president Gianni Infantino is back in Switzerland today for a second interview with Swiss prosecutors looking into his own criminal case.