Belgium Justice Minister pushes for betting advertisement ban on sports

Belgium's Minister for Justice has proposed an advertising ban on the betting industry and sports, according to De Tijd - a local news outlet. Vincent...

Terms for Todd Boehly’s £2.5bn Chelsea bid confirmed

Chelsea FC has confirmed that terms have been agreed for Todd Boehly’s group to purchase the club from Roman Abramovich following his sanction earlier...

Italian gambling authorities shut down three esports venues

The Italian Agency of Custom and Monopolies (ADM) has shut down three ‘digital entertainment venues’ used for esports in Northern Italy.  Responsible for overseeing gambling...

Sports betting deals approved by NCAA for schools and conferences

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is allowing for schools and conferences to sign deals with data companies that sell that information on to...

International women’s football tournaments secure free-to-air status

The UK Government has confirmed that two women’s sports events will be added to the Listed Events Regime - the FIFA Women’s World Cup...

Sports stars banned from gambling adverts to protect young people

Sporting figures are to be banned from gambling and lottery adverts under new rules from The Committee for Advertising Practice, beginning in October 2022. The...

Four bidders progress as Chelsea FC takeover saga continues

A shortlist to takeover Chelsea FC has been announced as four bidders look to buy the club following Roman Abramovich’s sanction by the UK...

City Football Group finalises acquisition of NAC Breda

City Football Group (CFG) has acquired Eerste Divisie club, NAC Breda, which will become the 11th club owned by the Abu Dhabi group.  The Netherlands-based...

CAS refuses Russia’s request to stay in UEFA competitions

The Court of Arbitration For Sport (CAS) has denied the Football Union of Russia’s request for the country’s teams and clubs to stay in...

Russia removed from 2022 FIFA World Cup

FIFA and UEFA have made the decision to ban all Russian football teams, both national representatives or clubs, from participation in the upcoming 2022...