Jan. 22 – ESPN will broadcast next week’s Brussels forum on the future of FIFA featuring three presidential candidates… Prince Ali in confident mood in New Zealand. Mark Bisson reports.
Nov. 25 – Russian Football Union president wants a nationwide ban on beer ads in football stadia to be scrapped … Middle East airline renews sponsorship of Bundesliga club… Targobank will sponsor German club competition for the next four seasons. More inside.
Oct. 24 – Fox will broadcast the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in the USA after outbidding rivals ESPN and NBC. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Oct. 19 – ESPN, Fox and NBC are awaiting word from FIFA following Wednesday’s closed-door bidding for TV rights to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Aug. 4 – UEFA awards Sub-Saharan distribution rights to Star Times… GolTV gears up for Bundesliga season… ESPN renews deals with top leagues in Italy, Russia and the Netherlands… Euro 2012 bound for Indian subcontinent.
April 22 – Barcelona are the best-paid franchise in sports but only the fifth most valuable within football… Domestic football returns to Japan this weekend after the March 11 earthquake. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
1/2/2011 ESPN in the USA and TSN in Canada are awarded the broadcasting rights for UEFA’s 2012 and 2016 European Championships.
21/12/10 Major League Soccer announces schedule for “First Kick 2011″… Beckham enters final season of five-year LA Galaxy contract… MLS shoots high in TV rights talks with Fox Soccer Channel… Canadian government backs 2015 Women’s World Cup bid. INSIDER’s North American reporter Matthew Grayson reports.
20/4/10 ESPN boss Lynne Franks leaves the broadcaster after successful UK launch… Scottish FA Chief Executive Gordon Smith resigns amidst speculation for his reasons… Match of the Day 2 Presenter Adrian Chiles Joins ITV.
4/3/2010 European Club Association investigates regulation of agents to reduce financial burden on clubs… Manchester United CEO David Gill reveals “passion” of club’s owners… ESPN vice president and US World Cup bid member John Skipper is a star performer.