Football

The UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) has withheld prize money for six football clubs involved in its 2013/14 club competitions, following their failure to comply to financial fair play (FFP) rules.

UEFA has confirmed 32 nations have declared an interest in hosting matches at its 2020 European Championship, with Spain considering bids from four cities.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is confident that FIFA will discuss possible dates for its 2022 Qatar World Cup before making a final decision, in order to avoid clashing with the winter Olympics.

Italian prosecutor Roberto Di Martino, who has been leading an inquiry into international match-fixing, wants to extradite the arrested match-fixing ringleader Dan Tan from Singapore.

Plans have been put on hold for a proposed $1 billion resort themed on La Liga football club Real Madrid.

English Football League One side Leyton Orient has been rejected a judicial review by the High Court for its bid to groundshare the London 2012 Olympic Stadium.

FIFA vice-president Jim Boyce has confirmed that UEFA members have agreed to support the Qatari 2022 World Cup to be held in winter.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed that European politicians put pressure on FIFA members to vote for Qatar’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup.

Singapore police have arrested 14 people allegedly in connection with football match-fixing, including ‘leader’ Dan Tan.

FIFA has rejected Football Federation Australia (FFA)’s calls for financial compensation should Qatar’s 2022 World Cup be moved to winter.

English Premier League (EPL) club Manchester United has revealed record annual revenue, according to its 2013 fourth quarter and full-year results.

English Premier League (EPL) club Chelsea’s chairman Bruce Buck has joined the list of speakers at Leaders in Football.

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has launched the country’s first women’s domestic club league, with government-owned bank Caixa Econômica Federal coming on board as its main commercial partner.

Spanish La Liga football club Barcelona has projected its revenue to increase to €509 million this season, marking the first time it has surpassed the €500 million threshold.

Italian Serie A side Inter Milan has been forced to close one of its stands at its San Siro ground as punishment for racist chanting by fans.

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has been hailed as a “big brother” to the country’s other sports bodies as it intends to waive its state subsidy for the third year in a row in 2014.

FIFA’s medical committee chairman Michel D’Hooghe has recommended for Qatar’s 2022 World Cup be moved to the winter when the body’s executive committee meets to discuss the issue next month.