June 6 – Canada marks milestone … Sheikh Salman sends best wishes to Japan … Strong ticket sales in Israel … Beach Soccer World Cup draw in Tahiti … More inside this Newsdesk …
Sept. 5 – INSIDER’s Mark Bisson rounds up the global football business news and previews the week ahead.
Sept. 2 – FIFA president says play must go on in Italy’s Serie A out of respect for fans… Blatter pushes for beach soccer’s addition to Rio Olympics as Beach Soccer World Cup gets underway. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
24/11/09 FIFA announces global expansion of Fan Fest concept, with seven cities over five continents added to the nine South African host cities… special courts to deal with crime during 2010 tournament… high interest in staging next two editions of Beach Soccer World Cup.
16/11/09 Argentina coach Diego Maradona shows remorse for expletive-filled tirade at critics last month… Three more teams qualify for South Africa 2010… Beach Soccer World Cup kicks off