June 25 – FIFA’s Jerome Valcke heads back to Brazil today to resume 2014 World Cup host city inspection tour…Meetings planned with LOC board members Bebeto and Ronaldo and sports minister Aldo Rebelo… Russia 2018 candidate cities await FIFA decision on hosts. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

June 19 – Russia’s World Cup CEO Alexey Sorokin tells World Football INSIDER that meetings with Euro 2012 organisers in Warsaw and Kharkiv will help boost preparations for the 2018 FIFA tournament… FIFA’s inspection tour of Russia 2018 candidate cities draws to a close. Mark Bisson reports