March 3 – IOC takes no action into conduct of Sheikh Ahmad in the FIFA election process after a presidential candidate filed a complaint alleging he broke ethics rules… Ahmad explains FIFA Congress mystery. Mark Bisson.
Feb. 16 – Disgraced Sepp Blatter returned to FIFA headquarters to appeal his eight-year ban for financial misconduct.
Jan. 14 – FIFA adjudicators say former 2018/2022 World Cup bid inspector Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who billed Qatar “high-risk”, breached four ethics violations resulting in his seven-year ban. Mark Bisson reports
Jan. 5 – FIFA investigators recommend nine-year ban from football for suspended secretary general Jerome Valcke for seven alleged ethics violations. Mark Bisson reports
Dec. 21 – Disgraced FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he regrets but is “not ashamed” of the illegal payment to Michel Platini that led to his downfall. Mark Bisson reports.
Dec. 21 – FIFA’s top judge today handed down bans for world football’s most powerful men for financial misconduct, ruling that they each breached four code of ethics rules. Mark Bisson reports.
Dec.18 – Blatter’s legal team say he “looks forward to a decision in his favour” after FIFA ethics hearing… Putin says Blatter deserves Nobel Peace Prize… Interim FIFA leaders talk up reforms. Mark Bisson reports.
Dec. 17 – If Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are handed lengthy bans by FIFA’s top judge, the Frenchman’s presidential hopes are virtually doomed, according to the appeals process outlined to INSIDER by the secretary general of the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Mark Bisson reports.
Dec. 16 – Sepp Blatter protests his innocence against corruption charges in a letter to FIFA’s 209 federations ahead of his ethics hearing on Thursday. Mark Bisson reports.
Nov. 24 – FIFA’s ethics investigators are seeking lifetime bans for Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, according to reports.