Football

Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti has confirmed that the Italian Serie A football club has been sold to Indonesian media mogul Erick Thohir.

Major League Soccer (MLS) has played down reports that it is moving closer to adopting a European-style calendar that could be introduced as soon as the 2014 season.

Redevelopment work on the 2018 FIFA World Cup opening match and final venue, Luzhniki Stadium, will be complete by April 2017, according to Moscow City Hall.

Soft drink company Red Bull reportedly wants to further its sports investment with a stake in an English Premier League (EPL) club.

Football Federation Australia (FFA) has named Sam Chadwick as FFA Cup general manager.

French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has received a boost in its stadium development efforts after Paris mayor Bertrand Delanoe approved a capacity increase of the Parc des Princes following France’s staging of the 2016 UEFA European Championship.

Russia has reportedly planned to slash up to $389 million from the construction budget for 2018 FIFA World Cup stadia by scrapping plans to develop commercial zones around the facilities.

Russian 2018 FIFA World Cup stakeholders have agreed to participate at this year’s Soccerex Global Convention in Rio from November 30 to December 5.

Spanish Football League (LFP) president Javier Tebas Medrano has revealed that between eight and 10 matches in Spain's top two divisions are fixed each season.

UEFA is reportedly considering the introduction of a ‘Nations League’ competition as part of its long-running efforts to boost the appeal of national team football.

FIFA general-secretary Jerome Valcke has backed Brazil’s police and security forces to control any unrest during next year’s World Cup.

FIFA has confirmed GoalControl as the official goal-line technology (GLT) provider for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

The French Football League (LFP) has opened an ITT (invitation to tender) for parties interested in hosting the 2014 and 2015 editions of the Trophee des Champions, the annual season-opening match between the winners of Ligue 1 and the Coupe de France.

Sunil Gulati, president of the United States Soccer Federation, has called on FIFA to change the World Cup bidding process if it wants the likes of the United States to bid again for the 2026 event.

English Premier League (EPL) football club Newcastle United is reportedly planning a system whereby any away fans visiting its St. James Park will only pay £20 a ticket, if it’s own away fans are charged the same by opponents.

The Ethiopian Football Federation has elected businessman Juneidin Basha president.

Spanish La Liga giant Real Madrid is reportedly hiding the scale of its debt that could be as high as €541 million, according to a Spanish economist.