Football

UEFA has voted to include Gibraltar as a member nation.

Fuse, Omnicom Media Group’s sport and entertainment agency, has appointed UEFA’s Tyson Henly to the newly-created role of head of international football.

Manchester United's outgoing chief executive David Gill has been elected to UEFA's executive committee.

Malaysian billionaire Vincent Tan is exploring an IPO for newly-promoted English Premier League football team Cardiff City, according to Reuters.

The Colombian Football Federation (FCF) has extended its partnership with Adidas through to 2022.

UEFA has announced that the winners of its Europa League will qualify for a place in the Champions League from the 2014/15 season onwards.

UEFA president Michel Platini has said he wants a European sports police force to tackle betting, corruption, match-fixing, doping and hooliganism, according to the Associated Press.

Scottish football has descended into chaos as the clubs failed to agree on plans for restructuring the leagues, prompting Scottish Division One to propose a breakaway from the rest.

English Premier League club Manchester United announced yesterday that it had refinanced more than £192 million of its high-interest debt to reduce interest costs by about £10 million per year.

Lebara has marked its first major entrance into the football sponsorship market by signing a deal with Borussia Dortmund.

Spanish Liga football club Atlético de Madrid has been ordered to pay Mediapro €5.365m ($6.92m) for breaking its broadcast rights contract with the agency.

UEFA’s executive committee will introduce blood tests in its competitions as of the 2013/14 season, in addition to standard urine tests, as part of its fight against doping.

Hitachi has agreed a one-year extension to its shirt sponsorship contract with Brazilian top flight football club Ponte Preta.

Russian Premier League club Zenit St. Petersburg will open its new football stadium on schedule, as the vice-governor responsible for construction denies claims that the venue’s completion will be delayed by two years.

Bundesliga CEO Christian Seifert has criticised football’s governing body FIFA for being “politically driven” in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, according to Associated Press.

Former Manchester City and United States international footballer Claudio Reyna has been named as the first employee for the recently established New York City Football Club Major League Soccer (MLS) team.

Sony Six has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to Uefa Euro 2016 across the Indian subcontinent.

TVB has acquired the free-to-air and pay-television rights to broadcast the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Hong Kong.

Football’s governing body UEFA has banned Romanian side Rapid Bucharest from qualifying for one European competition after it missed a deadline to pay debts.

Carlos Slim has suffered a blow in his efforts to grow his football empire after the owners of Mexico’s 18 top-flight Liga MX clubs voted in favour of banning one person or company from owning more than one team.

Major League Soccer (MLS) has announced that English Premier League club Manchester City and Major League Baseball's New York Yankees have teamed up to acquire MLS' 20th expansion club.

Grupo Petrópolis has secured a 10-year naming rights deal for 2014 World Cup venue, Recife’s Arena Pernambuco.

Half of Britons believe that football, horse racing and cycling are plagued with dishonesty and cheating, according to a recent poll.

Alexander Djordjadze, deputy CEO of the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia, has said the country is struggling to improve its accommodation ahead of hosting the event.