Sept. 18 – FIFA’s top investigator has ordered ExCo members and officials from the 32 World Cup teams to return designer watches by Oct. 24 or face disciplinary proceedings. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
July 19 – Cheapest Brazil 2014 tickets for international fans will cost $90; $15 for Brazilian residents… World Cup organisers “very comfortable” final six stadia will be delivered in December… Deputy sports minister Luis Fernandes responds to Blatter outburst. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
17/12/09 Refurbishment bill for Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Maracana Stadium, expected to host 2014 World Cup Final, set to hit $280 million.