UPDATE Kick Back: French prosecutors discuss Rui Pinto “Immunity” Deal in return for Whistle-blowing
15 April 2019,
As Portuguese authorities prepare their case against the alleged Football Leaks "hacker" Rui Pinto, France discusses cutting a deal to help identify financial threats to the sport.
2 April 2019,
Organised crime gangs cash in on the beautiful game and Europol's Operation Matrioskas reveals how.
29 March 2019,
Moscow contacts Portugal amid claims Rui Pinto illegally obtained documents from major football club and investors
15 March 2019,
Shocking new Brussels report highlights the growing concern about sports corruption across Europe – including fears that the lucrative football market is now a major target for criminals.
18 February 2019,
Football and tennis topped the list of European sports most vulnerable to suspicious gambling activity during 2018 – accounting for 86% of all cases referred by the continent’s betting integrity body.
15 February 2019,
The Kick Back team will look into corruption inside the sport, money laundering, match-fixing and illegal betting – bringing football’s huge global audience up to speed with the latest attempts to tackle activities which act as a scar on the face of the Beautiful Game.
14 December 2018,
Calls for change from within the press are welcome but will make no lasting difference. The only workable remedy is effective, independent regulation that takes racism seriously
4 December 2018,
A study of Aristotelian “catharsis” and the plays of Bertolt Brecht should be obligatory for football managers, argues Alexei Sayle.