Sept. 14 – Loretta Lynch won’t say if outgoing president Sepp Blatter is targeted in expanding probe into FIFA corruption – but she expects more charges against “individuals and entities”. Mark Bisson reports.
Sept. 2 – As the FIFA Reforms Commission holds its first meeting in Berne, a former Nigeria international is the latest to express interest in joining the race to replace Sepp Blatter. Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 25 – FIFA chief says he is “clean” and denies there is systemic bribery and corruption at world football’s governing body… Head of FIFA’s reform commission says Blatter has been “unfairly treated”.
August 20 – The FIFA reforms commission will hold its inaugural meeting in Bern on Sept. 2-3, World Football INSIDER has learned… Panel member says meaningful reforms possible in six months. Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 3 – Sepp Blatter’s term as an IOC member, a position he has held since 1999, ended today. Mark Bisson reports from Kuala Lumpur.
June 10 – FIFA has postponed the 2026 World Cup bidding process amid the growing corruption scandal engulfing world football’s governing body. Mark Bisson reports.
June 9 – Thomas Bach says the corruption scandal engulfing FIFA is worse than the IOC’s Salt Lake City affair, saying reforms are “painful but necessary”. Mark Bisson reports.
June 5 – Dick Pound, the outspoken Canadian sports official who led IOC reforms after the Salt Lake City bribery scandal, tells INSIDER that FIFA should learn from the Olympic crisis. Bob Mackin reports from Toronto.
June 5 – Indicted former FIFA vice president Jack Warner says funding from the world football federation influenced Trinidad and Tobago elections. Watch the video inside.
June 4 – As the eccentric former FIFA top dog Chuck Blazer admits he and others on the ruling body accepted 2010 World Cup bribes, the FBI confirms it’s now investigating Russia and Qatar bidding scandal. Mark Bisson reports.