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The American investor solving football’s money problem, Ronaldo’s crypto goals, golf’s Saudi squabble, and more.
Investment vehicle controlled by John Textor and Jamie Salter in exclusive discussions to acquire French football club
US lawyer will remain as special adviser to club’s new owners following last month’s £2.5bn sale
Tech group teams up with North American football league amid race to secure sports content for digital platform
US investment firm RedBird has bought a club that enjoyed an unexpected recovery under hedge fund Elliott Management
Failure in sport is clear-cut and gets punished, unlike in government
Trade in replica kits shows how lucrative the loyalty of diehard supporters can be for powerful clubs
Plus, why the Formula One turnround isn’t over, France’s Champions League fiasco, and more
UEFA offers ‘sincere apology’ to fans for scenes that highlighted risks of repressive approach to security
Deal follows Serie A title win and caps turnround under activist investor’s ownership
Ministers blame distribution of fake tickets ‘on an industrial scale’ for trouble outside Paris stadium
Culture secretary Nadine Dorries says accounts from Liverpool fans of treatment by French police are ‘disturbing’
Plus, what Friendster and MySpace can teach us about the crypto market rout, inside the business of F1, and more.
The widening financial gulf between Premier League clubs and the rest is shrinking the pool of competition
Plenty is known about the club’s stars and triumphs. But what of its fans?
Groups attracted by rising revenue streams and a perception that football is undervalued
President Macron was among those who persuaded the footballer to spurn Real Madrid
Licence issued to consortium led by US financier as ministers satisfied Roman Abramovich would not benefit from funds
UK ministers close to signing off on deal that ensures no benefit to oligarch but green light still needed from Brussels and Lisbon
Plus, the women world champions earning as much as the men, Real Madrid bets on a future beyond football, and more.
Rival bidder RedBird the lead contender to acquire Serie A’s top football club
Jake Daniels and Idrissa Gueye demonstrate why many footballers have chosen to stay silent about their sexuality
Weak earnings from US retailer Target spooked US stocks on Wednesday
Labour terms end long dispute between sport’s governing body in US and defending World Cup champions
Scotland’s once dominant football club has bounced back from liquidation and is now on brink of a continental title