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Russian soccer federation appeals FIFA, UEFA bans

The Russian soccer federation appealed Tuesday to have its FIFA and UEFA bans frozen and other punishments overturned.

Chelsea owner, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich hands over 'stewardship' of club

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich handed over the "stewardship and care" of the Premier League club to its charitable foundation trustees on Saturday in an apparent move to fend off calls for him to completely give up control following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Russia loses Champions League final to Paris, Sochi F1 race dropped

Russia was stripped of hosting the Champions League final by UEFA on Friday with St. Petersburg replaced by Paris, and Formula One dropped this season's Russian Grand Prix at Sochi, as the invasion of Ukraine drew punitive measures in the sporting world.

UEFA to reportedly move Champions League final out of Russia; IOC, IPC join condemnation of Ukraine invasion

UEFA will no longer stage this season's Champions League final in St. Petersburg after Russia attacked Ukraine, The Associated Press has learned.

U.K. government wants Champions League final moved from Russia

The British government led calls for the Champions League final to be taken out of Russia on Tuesday to punish its deepening intervention in Ukraine, prompting UEFA to say it would reconsider hosting rights.

Saudi-owned Premier League team Newcastle backtracks on clothing request to fans

Newcastle has backtracked on its request for fans to stop wearing imitation Arab clothing to mark the purchase of the Premier League team by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund.

FIFA plans to postpone Club World Cup until 2022

FIFA plans to postpone the Club World Cup until early next year due to hosting challenges linked to the pandemic, according to people familiar with the planning.

Saudi sovereign fund completes long-awaited takeover of Premier League club Newcastle

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund completed a buyout of Premier League club Newcastle on Thursday, giving hope to fans dreaming of a first title in almost a century but concerning human rights activists that the kingdom had gained a foothold in the world's richest soccer league.

NWSL commissioner out, games called off after sexual misconduct allegations against coach

National Women's Soccer League commissioner Lisa Baird resigned after some 19 months on the job amid allegations that a former coach engaged in sexual harassment and misconduct.

Hungary gets 1-match fan ban from FIFA, fined $217K US for racism

Hungary was ordered by FIFA on Tuesday to play its next World Cup qualifier without spectators as punishment for the latest racial abuse by its supporters when England played in Budapest.