April 5 – UEFA passed new statutes at its annual Congress, and comments from its president indicate no end in sight in row with the EPFL.
Five great international football legends, all Laureus Academy Members and Ambassadors, are tipping FC Barcelona to win Saturdays Champions League final. And they all think the winning margin will be two goals.
March 31 – European Club Association agreement with UEFA will see a record funding pot of euros 2.24bn ($2.4bn) per season distributed among Champions League and Europa League participants. Mark Bisson reports.
An exciting year of sport has set up a fascinating contest for the 2015 Laureus World Team of the Year Award, including a classic football battle the triumphant Germany FIFA World Cup Team v Real Madrid, winner of a record tenth European Cup/Champions League. Six Nominees for the prestigious Award will be announced on
July 21 – Political tensions in Israel, Ukraine and Russia prompted rulings from the UEFA panel.
June 27 – The 32 teams of the Champions League Group stage will share $1.22 billion in prize money.
May 23 – Rio de Janeiro gears up for World Cup… Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo trains for Saturday’s Champions League final… FIFA chief Sepp Blatter at the 67th Cannes Film Festival. More inside. Compiled by Nicole Bennett.
May 12 – Brazil faces more criticism by World Cup commentators as it prepares to host the World Cup. Compiled by Nicole Bennett.
May 9 – INSIDER checks out the buzz on social media this week: Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid players gear up for the finale to the La Liga season and the Champions League final. Compiled by Nicole Bennett.
May 5 – FIFA officials warn against “soaring” ticket prices for the World Cup… The media weigh in on a “banana-eating craze” following racist incident involving Dani Alves, and Real Madrid’s “crushing” victory over Bayern Munich. Compiled by Nicole Bennett.