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Gianno Infantino has been dragged into the Panama Papers affair. Photograph: Epa

MPs and Fifa reform campaigners have called for an urgent investigation into questions raised by a decade old TV rights deal that has dragged the new (...)

City Football Group chairman  Khaldoon al-Mubarak: “We now have an unrivalled platform to grow CFG.” Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

City Football Group (CFG), which owns Manchester City, have announced a £265 million (€376 million) investment from a Chinese consortium that buys it(...)

Manchester City’s parent company City Football Group have announced a €377m investment from a Chinese consortium. Photograph: Reuters

City Football Group, which owns Manchester City, have announced a $400m (€377m) investment from a Chinese consortium that buys it a 13% stake and valu(...)

The Guardian have been refused entry to Azerbaijan to cover the inaugral European Games in Baku. Photograph: Afp

The government of Azerbaijan has banned the Guardian, along with a number of media outlets and human rights activists, from entering the country to co(...)

Ched Evans: ‘Mob rule’ tactics have had the desired effect on sponsors. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

After five days of febrile debate, League One club Oldham Athletic have abandoned a controversial attempt to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans, claimi(...)

A  Swansea City mascot: the club charge €575 plus VAT to be a mascot on matchday. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

More than half the Premier League clubs have been accused of “excluding families from poorer backgrounds” after a Guardian study found that a few of t(...)

The Qatar 2022 organising committee claims Bin Hammam, who was banned from football after bribing officials in a 2011 bid to unseat Blatter as Fifa president, had nothing to do with their bid

Senior Fifa figures are seriously considering the ramifications of ordering a rerun of the vote for the right to stage the 2022 World Cup, after new (...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter  said a final decision on which months to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar might be delayed until 2015. Photograph: Getty

The Fifa president, Sepp Blatter, has told Qatari World Cup 2022 organisers that there is no way they will be stripped of the tournament whatever the (...)