Spain's Supreme Court has ratified soccer star Lionel Messi's prison sentence, according to Reuters.
Neither Messi nor his father are expected to serve time in jail, as under Spanish law sentences under two years can be served under probation.
The owner of Italian soccer club Inter Milan is asking fans to have faith in the team as it works to turn things around.
Steven Zhang, Suning International, says having a long-term strategy is more important than the exact amount of money it will invest in the football club.
From ticket sales to merchandising, broadcast rights to sponsorship, sport attracts billions of dollars in revenue.
Tom Glick, COO of City Football Group, and Sholto Douglas-Home, CMO of Hays, discuss their companies' marketing partnership.
Chantelle Kemp, systems trainer at Hays, explains that: "Monday to Friday I support the blue, on the weekends I support the red."
"We aspire to create winning teams for our clients and Manchester City is a winning team," says Sholto Douglas-Home, CMO of Hays.
Tom Glick, COO of City Football Group, discusses how sponsorship partners are selected for one of the world's richest football clubs.
Nick Pinder, head of partnership marketing (EMEA) at Manchester City FC, explains how marketing deals with companies such as Etihad and SAP benefit the football club.
Merritt Paulson, CEO & owner of the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns, discusses the growth for Major League Soccer in the U.S.
German police arrest a suspect linked to the soccer team bombing.
A 28-year-old market trader is accused of causing the explosion that injured two people on board a German football team's bus.
Facebook will soon stream Major League Soccer games. With CNBC's Kelly Evans, Mike Santoli and CNBC contributor Evan Newmark.
Andrew Georgiou, CEO of Lagardere Sports and Entertainment, talks about China's push to bring football to the grassroots.
Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber discusses soccer as an investment and its growth over the years, as the new season kicks off.
Spending on star players has brought about greater prominence but China needs to focus on local players too, says Cameron Wilson at Wild East Football.
Mark Dreyer, editor at China Sports Insider, explains the "quota system" in place in the Chinese Super League.
Mark Thomas, MD at S2M Group, says that the out of control Chinese Super League spending on soccer players conflicts with China's grassroots sports plans.
Darren Mercer, CEO at BNN Technology, talks about the partnership between his company with the famed football club, FC Barcelona.