More details emerge on the rescue of Olympiacos and Mexico international footballer Alan Pulido, kidnapped in Ciudad Victoria on May 28. He escaped by overpowering a captor left alone with him.
UEFA announces that it has abandoned and nullified its disciplinary cases against football clubs Barcelona, Juventus, and Real Madrid over their commitment to the controversial European Super League, following a Madrid court ruling. UEFA also says that it will not request payment of the sums offered by the nine other founding clubs.
FIFA bans the president of the Confederation of African Football Ahmad Ahmad from all football-related activity for five years, following an investigation into financial misconduct. He is also fined $220,000. Ahmad declined to comment on the ban.
Navy divers attempting to rescue a children's football team and their adult coach after they became trapped in Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai, Thailand, on Saturday resume searching after rising waters earlier hampered efforts. They report finding fresh footprints in the cave.
Egypt's Court of Cassation rejects appeals by 45 people handed long prison terms over a 2013 Port Said riot that killed 42. The riots broke out in response to death sentences handed out over a previous riot in 2012 that killed 72 football fans.