March 12 – Also: the United Arab Emirates has a strong bid for the 2019 Asian Cup.
Dec. 5 – The Pacific Youth and Sports Conference continues… FIFA vice president Jim Boyce latest speaker announced for the 2014 Soccerex Global Convention… Dubai and Wales to host international sport conferences. More inside…
Nov. 27 – Dubai International Sports Conference, Event Wales International Conference and Doha GOALS Forum all announce speakers for their upcoming events.
Nov. 20 – Pep Guardiola to speak at the Dubai International Sports Conference; United City Global Sports Summit continues today; Speakers added to Event Wales International Conference, and more details on the Pacific Youth and Sports Conference.
November 12 – Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola to speak at Dubai International Sports Conference… Cardiff City FC will have a large presence at the Event Wales International Conference… Aspire4Sport announces two conferences, and the Pacific Youth and Sports Conference partners with UNICEF…
Dec. 7 – Secretary General Hassan Al Thawadi tells INSIDER the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee is about to plant a “seed” for new industries to sprout up around the staging of the Middle East’s first World Cup.
Dec. 4 – Secretary General Hassan Al Thawadi says the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee is intent on staging the World Cup within summer months. INSIDER reports from the Host Cities Summit in Dubai.
April 20 – Ownership of the La Liga club is set to change hands in the latest marriage between Spanish football and Middle Eastern money. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
30/4/2010 FIFA president Sepp Blatter promises that the whole of Africa will reap the benefits of the World Cup. Speaking at SportAccord, the international sports convention, he also spoke about the new landscape of FIFA sponsors and the 2018/2022 bid race. By WFI’s Karen Rosen. (Getty)