Feb. 25 – FIFA extends the match-fixing bans of 58 Chinese players and officials to have worldwide effect … CONCACAF backs proposed FIFA reforms … More inside this Newsdesk …
Feb. 19 – Renovation of the Maracana stops as workers threaten strike … Talks underway for new Russian league … Shanghai club sanctioned for match-fixing … Rival football factions in Indonesia to meet … More inside this Newsdesk …
June 14 – Two former Chinese football chiefs and a number of former national team players have been handed jail sentences in the country’s latest crackdown on corruption… Worldwide players’ union FIFPro calls for stakeholders in European football to unite in the fight against match-fixing. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
April 25 – Xie Yalong caught up in China’s football corruption crackdown… Officials from 2014, 2022 World Cup hosts visit Poland to learn from Euro 2012 bosses… Danish FA bans Euro 2012 tweets… UEFA unveils ticket design. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports
April 4 – Polish police are yet to update a proposed database of hooligans barred from attending Euro 2012, now just two months away… UEFA announces TV rights deals in China, Vietnam, Philippines, Australia and more. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Nov. 5 – Airline refutes senior VP’s earlier comments, says discussions have yet to begin… Manchester United want their own social network to engage with worldwide fanbase… Liverpool land official tool partner. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
June 28 – Asian football giants Korea and Japan set new domestic TV audience records for this year’s AFC Asian Cup in Qatar. Despite China’s early exit, its viewership was 32 percent of the total audience for the event. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 24 – A dozen countries will vie for Asia’s berths at the London 2012 men’s Olympic football tournament, while Spain and Switzerland have already punched their tickets… INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
April 12 – A new cooperation and investment agreement between China and Brazil is set to boost preparations for the 2014 tournament… British sports minister Hugh Robertson eyes benefits of English FA’s Women’s Super League. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
18/1/2011 Asian Football Confederation vice president Zhang Jilong tells INSIDER there is no split within the confederation, after three of the AFC’s most powerful nations were left without representation on the FIFA Executive committee. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.