June 28 – Despite the coaching shake-up at several of Europe’s top sides, Lionel Messi is confident Barcelona have nothing to fear from their rivals… He was in Senegal as part of a ‘Football Combating Malaria’ project. Tim Hanlon reports for INSIDER from Saly in Senegal.

Aug. 24 – MasterCard sponsors Brazil’s national teams through 2020… Deutsche Telekom renews with Bayern Munich… Fulham, Tottenham, Everton each sign betting partners. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

Nov. 5 – Airline refutes senior VP’s earlier comments, says discussions have yet to begin… Manchester United want their own social network to engage with worldwide fanbase… Liverpool land official tool partner. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

July 14 – Premier League champions Manchester United are named as the world’s most valuable sports team. Only eight football teams make Forbes magazine’s top 50 list. Real Madrid are ranked fifth and Arsenal seventh but Bayern Munich and Chelsea are well down the rankings. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.