Former FIFA, UEFA Presidents Blatter, Platini To Face Trial For Corruption Charges In June

Blatter and Platini have repeatedly denied Involvement in the incident, for which the Swiss prosecutors charge them in November. Former president of the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), Sepp Blatter, and ex-UEFA President, Michel Platini, will face Swiss corruption charges in June 2022 over a $2million (£1.4 Million) payment made to the latter by […]

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BREAKING: Nigeria Football Federation Sacks Super Eagles Technical Crew

The interim chief coach Augustine Eguavoen earlier resigned from the position to fall back to his role as Technical Director. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sacked the entire technical crew of the Super Eagles following the team’s failure to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be hosted by Qatar. Nigeria’s senior male […]

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Russia-Ukraine War: Zelensky Asks Biden Not To Sanction Chelsea Football Club Owner, Abramovich

Zelsneky had asked the US president to wait on sanctioning Mr Abramovich, who has a close relationship with Vladimir Putin Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky has asked American President, Joe Biden not to sanction Roman Abramovich as the Chelsea owner may be able to help with Russian peace talks, a report says. Early this month, officials […]

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Nigerian Sprinter, Blessing Okagbare Fails To Appeal 10-year Ban

CAS has now confirmed that the former Commonwealth Games double sprint champion did not file any appeal upon enquiry. Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, has failed to appeal a 10-year ban slammed on her by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) Disciplinary Tribunal. The 33-year-old received the punishment after the presence and use of multiple prohibited substances […]

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Saudi Arabia Group Submits £2.7billion Bid For Chelsea FC

The bid comes as Saudi billionaires continue to invest heavily in English football. Saudi Arabia Media Group has launched a £2.7billion bid for Premier League club Chelsea. The West-London side was put up for sale after the United Kingdom government sanctioned owner Roman Abramovich over his links to Russian President, Vladimir Putin, whose military has […]

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Britain In Massive Hunt For Helicopters, Jets Belonging To Abramovich, Other Sanctioned Russians

The action also puts on ice Abramovich’s plans to sell Premier League club, Chelsea, effectively placing the current European champions under government control. Britain is searching out the helicopters and jets belonging to sanctioned Russian oligarchs including Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich. In the meantime, it has asked the Isle of Man to deregister Abramovich’s personal […]

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How UK Sanctions Against Billionaire Owner Of Chelsea, Abramovich Will Affect English Club

The Russian Oligarch has had his assets frozen, so he will be unable to sell the West London club having announced his plans to do so earlier this month. Chelsea Football Club is in disarray after billionaire owner Roman Abramovich was hit by sanctions from the UK government. The Russian Oligarch has had his assets […]

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FIFA Suspend Teams From Russia Over Ukraine Invasion

The decision was taken on Monday by the Bureau of FIFA Council and the Executive Committee of UEFA following the initial decisions adopted by the bodies. The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has suspended football teams from Russia indefinitely in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine that has left at least 240 civilian […]

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BREAKING: Nigerian Sprinter, Blessing Okagbare Banned For 10 Fears For Doping

AIU said the 33-year-old athlete was banned for five years for the use of multiple prohibited substances and five for not cooperating with the investigation. Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare has been banned for 10 years for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Friday. AIU said the 33-year-old athlete was banned for five years […]

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