Roman Abramovich

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich thanks players, fans in farewell statement

Chelsea FC confirmed that Todd Boehly/Clearlake Capital consortium takeover of the Premier League club is expected to be completed on Monday.

published on : 28th May 2022

How Abramovich was forced to sell Chelsea in fall from grace

Abramovich was accused in the House of Commons of having links to corrupt activity and paying for political influence in Russia,demands grew for Abramovich to be sanctioned by the British government.

published on : 27th May 2022

Portugal approves sale of Chelsea by Abramovich

Portugal's rubber stamp was also needed for the deal worth USD 3.1 billion, the highest price ever for a sports team, as Abramovich is a Portuguese passport holder.

published on : 26th May 2022

Chelsea sale gets green light from UK government

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Nadine Dorries said she had issued a licence permitting the deal, hours after it won approval from the Premier League on Tuesday evening.

published on : 25th May 2022

Chelsea FC confirms sale agreement with Todd Boehly-led group in USD 5.2 billion deal

Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich put the Premier League club on the market in March, just days before he was sanctioned by the British government following the invasion of Ukraine.

published on : 7th May 2022

Manager Thomas Tuchel hopes for quick conclusion to Chelsea sale saga

Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich put the Premier League club on the market in March, just days before he was sanctioned by the British government following the invasion of Ukraine.

published on : 6th May 2022

New bid provides late twist to enforced sale of Chelsea

Roman Abramovich was forced to put Chelsea up for sale after being sanctioned by the British government in March over his ties to President Vladimir Putin.

published on : 30th April 2022

Lewis Hamilton, Serena Williams part of bid to buy Chelsea 

Chelsea's sale process was announced last month by Russian owner Roman Abramovich following the invasion of Ukraine.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Steve Pagliuca's bid for Chelsea adds more sports executives 

They face three rivals bidders for Chelsea, which was put up for sale by sanctioned Russian oligarch owner Roman Abramovich after the war on Ukraine was launched by President Vladimir Putin.

published on : 14th April 2022

Sanctioned oligarch Roman Abramovich seen at Russia-Ukraine talks

The silver-haired oil-and-aluminum tycoon stood in the background Tuesday as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan entered a hall packed with negotiators in a government building.

published on : 29th March 2022

Lavrov's stepdaughter on new UK sanction list; Rishi Sunak questioned over Infosys presence in Moscow

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said the new round of sanctions target strategic industries, banks and business elites.

published on : 25th March 2022

Bids raised to take ownership of Chelsea from Abramovich 

British property tycoon Nick Candy revealed he "significantly" increased the amount offered, having already submitted a bid of more than 2 billion pounds ($2.6 billion) for the club.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Chicago Cubs owners launching bid to buy Premier League club Chelsea

The British government is allowing Chelsea, as a frozen asset of Roman Abramovich's, to continue playing under restrictions of a special license.

published on : 17th March 2022

Thomas Tuchel says no excuses from Chelsea despite sanctions

Thomas Tuchel says Chelsea will not make excuses despite severe restrictions placed on the club as a result of UK sanctions targeting Russian owner Roman Abramovich.

published on : 16th March 2022

Trouble for Roman Abramovich? Rabbi in Portugal arrested amid Russian oligarch probe

Portugal's criminal police office confirmed the arrest of Rabbi Daniel Litvak on Saturday to The Associated Press after it was originally reported by Publico newspaper.

published on : 13th March 2022

Premier League disqualifies Roman Abramovich from running Chelsea

The league board’s decision to disqualify the Russian oligarch from being a director ends his 19 years in control of the west London club but does not directly impact the players.

published on : 12th March 2022

Chelsea financially perilous after Abramovich is sanctioned

Roman Abramovich had already announced plans to sell his trophy asset last week before he was sanctioned on Thursday over links to Russian President Vladimir Putin following the invasion of Ukraine.

published on : 12th March 2022

EXPLAINER: What sanctions mean for Roman Abramovich, Chelsea

The 55-year-old Abramovich is among seven wealthy Russians punished by Boris Johnson's administration on March 10 over their close links to the Kremlin, over Russia's war on Ukraine

published on : 11th March 2022

UK government's sanctions on Roman Abramovich see restrictions placed on Chelsea

The government has issued what it calls a 'special license' to ensure Chelsea can continue to play games and staff can be paid.

published on : 10th March 2022

Premier League: Tuchel condemns Abramovich chants during applause for Ukraine

During the Premier League game against Burnley, tribute for Ukraine was interrupted by calls in support of the Russian owner, who is now selling the club.

published on : 6th March 2022
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