October 22 – Former Nigerian administrator can return to football having served FIFA ban … Platini says Qatar’s problems are bigger than the timing of the World Cup … Brazil sports minister reconsiders decision to leave. INSIDER’s Nick Devlin reports.
Nov. 19 – Qatar 2022 claims new bribery allegations by British media are “malicious and reckless” as FIFA confirms its new ethics chief will “immediately” investigate … Sepp Blatter says futsal is “on the waiting list” for the Games … More inside …
March 12 – Egyptian FA cancels the rest of the 2011/12 Premier League season in the wake of the Port Said rioting that claimed the lives of 74 fans… FIFA says CAS decisions to reject the appeals of football officials punished for corruption underlines its zero tolerance approach… Azerbaijan FA chief re-elected. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 24 – Former FIFA Executive Committee member Amos Adamu has lost his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport to overturn his three-year ban from football for seeking bribes during the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding campaign. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Jan. 10 – Three journalists specialising in investigating FIFA corruption reject invitation to work with the governing body’s Independent Governance Committee on its reform programme… Football Supporters Europe also turns down opportunity to sit on FIFA committee. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 3 – INSIDER rounds up the global football business news and previews the week ahead.
Aug. 29 – INSIDER rounds up the global football business news and previews the week ahead.
July 11 – FIFA confirms it has received an email from the whistleblower who alleged the Qatar 2022 World Cup bid paid $1.5 million to three FIFA members in which she admits to lying about the claims. Phaedra Almajid has issued a sworn affadavit retracting the allegations. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 11 – FIFA urges the English FA and The Sunday Times to come forward with evidence of bribery in the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding race following yesterday’s explosive allegations of corruption involving four more Ex-co members. CAF president says accusations are “pure invention”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 10 – Qatar’s successful 2022 World Cup bid is rocked by allegations that it paid $1.5 million bribes to FIFA Executive Committee members, Jacques Anouma and Issa Hayatou (pictured). INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from Westminster, London.