Aug. 18 – Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman tells INSIDER that he welcomes FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s push to get beach soccer on the Olympic programme, saying it would be one of the highlights of the Games. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 30 – Argentina’s quest for a first Copa America trophy and major international tournament win since 1993 begins Friday in La Plata. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson previews the tournament.
March 25 – INSIDER can reveal the South American football legend planning to take on Sepp Blatter and Mohamed Bin Hammam for the FIFA presidency. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
March 11 – Under Armour lands biggest European sponsorship yet… Sporting Kansas City names stadium after non-profit organisation… Copa America nabs another sponsor… Statistics boost ahead for MLS… Bundesliga’s best eyes big bonus. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
3/11/2010 Former FIFA president Joao Havelange expects Brazilian Football Confederation president Ricardo Teixeira to seek the FIFA presidency in five years time… He believes former protege Sepp Blatter will be re-elected next June… Reopens decades-old feud with British press.
19/8/2010 Scuffles between Guadalajara players and Internacional fans marred the Brazilian club’s celebrations after the team beat the Mexican giants 3-2 to claim a 5-3 aggregate victory in the Copa Libertadores final.
22/8/09 The Argentine football season kicks off a day after the government struck a deal that allows all top-flight football matches to be shown on terrestrial television for free.
8/5/09 The start of the Argentina league football season is delayed indefinitely because many clubs are struggling with heavy debts with some not able to pay players.