June 12 – New reports show that Donald Trump penned letters to FIFA executives to alleviate concerns over visa-free travel to the United 2026 bid.
(WFI) Candidates to host 2026 FIFA tournament increase their lobbying campaign
(WFI) Morocco and North American candidates meet in Zurich with FIFA.
April 22 – FIFA upholds football bans for former FIFA World Cup evaluation chief Harold Mayne-Nicholls and former Nepal football president Ganesh Thapa.
April 14 – FIFA president Gianni Infantino says the 2026 World Cup host may be
chosen in 2020 and defends his expansion plans for the tournament.
Jan. 6 – FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali launches updated manifesto, saying it is the “last chance” for the world football federation to “get it right”. Keir Radnedge reports from London.
Nov.5 – Chris Eaton has criticized the FIFA ExCo member for failing to front up to media at the Securing Sport conference… US Soccer chief repeatedly refused to speak to reporters. Mark Bisson reports from New York.
Oct. 15 – A senior Qatar World Cup official says Gulf nation has not been contacted by Swiss authorities examining 2022 bidding process… Qatar 2022 talks stadium progress. Kevin Nutley reports from Doha
August 11 – Francois Carrard says he is “committed to delivering the necessary package of credible reforms” after being appointed chair of FIFA’s new reforms committee… Independent advisory board to be established. Mark Bisson reports.
March 20 – The summer of 2017 could have a momentous impact on the future of sports in the United States.