CNBC's Robert Frank reports the court ruling that Lionel Messi and his father defrauded Spanish tax authorities of more than four million pounds between 2007 and 2009.
The long-time owner sold the soccer club to the new owners after being reassured they will invest heavily to return the team to its former glory.
The Barcelona striker and his father were found guilty of three counts of tax fraud.
Soccer player Lionel Messi was sentenced to 21 months in prison after a Spanish court found him guilty of tax fraud, reports CNBC's Scott Wapner.
AC Milan are the latest European football team to move into Chinese ownership after Silvio Berlusconi said he had sold the club, the FT reports.
The Euro 2016 Championship tournament could provide the kick daily fantasy sports need to get going in Europe, says a gaming platform.
The UK gets dumped out of Europe for the second time in one week after losing a soccer match to Iceland.
The 29-year-old soccer star calls it quits after losing to Chile in the Copa America final.
Lionel Messi has retired from playing international soccer with Argentina after the striker missed a penalty in the Copa America final.
Democracy Institute's Patrick Basham discusses how sporting victories might tip the scales for a vote to leave the EU.
Facebook Messenger created a hidden soccer game to commemorate the UEFA European soccer championship.
The Russian national football team has been handed a suspended disqualification from Euro 2016 and a 150,000-euro ($168,300.00) fine.
KPMG has stepped down as auditor of FIFA, the global soccer body said on Monday, saying it was welcoming the opportunity to work with a new audit firm.
CNBC's Wilfred Frost looks at the European Cup championship and how endorsements from the likes of Nike and Adidas are cashing in on the tourney.
The stakes are high as the European Soccer Championship kicks off and Nike and Adidas vie for top spot in the world of endorsements.
France may be the favorite to win, but a recent ING survey suggests current champions Germany are set to lift the trophy at UEFA EURO 2016. ING senior economist, Ian Bright explains.
Robert Parkes, equity strategist at HSBC, says the bank has applied its framework for making equity calls to the UEFA European football championship.
Ahead of the UEFA European Football Championship in France, CNBC's Seamus Conwell outlines which stocks will be star players due to the event.
Bookmakers, sportswear and travel seem a safe bet to profit from a large sporting event, but are they the best stocks to hold?
Jesper Cullen, senior intelligence analyst at Risk Advisory, discusses the security threats in France as it hosts the UEFA Euro football championship.