Dec. 22 – Tokyo Sexwale appeared before a U.S. grand jury as a witness in the ongoing FIFA corruption scandal.
Sept. 22 – Disgraced former FIFA vice president Jack Warner could soon be on his way to the USA to face corruption charges.
July 2 – The United States has asked Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges in dawn raids in Zurich in May. Mark Bisson reports.
June 16 – The plea bargain Chuck Blazer took with the United States federal investigators has been released to the public.
(WFI) Former FIFA executive committee member turned FBI informant Chuck Blazer testified to a judge in the Eastern District of New York in November 2013.
May 28 – The top U.S. investigate body works toward curbing World Cup violence … India’s football association seeks sponsors for its Club World Cup bid.
Dec. 8 – Organizers of Russia 2018 deny “dirty tricks” allegedly used in the campaign to win World Cup hosting rights … FIFA Club World Cup kicks off in Japan … Qatar 2022 donates to Somalian drought relief … More from INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge in this INSIDER Newsdesk.
Dec. 7 – FBI investigates the year-old bid process that sent the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 finals to Qatar … FIFA-appointed governance expert Mark Pieth says he will not ignore FIFA’s past … More in this edition of INSIDER Digest.
Aug. 17 – INSIDER rounds up the latest global football business news – Talks break down between La Liga and Spanish players’ union… CONCACAF general secretary admits to payouts but denies wrongdoing… Belize gets FIFA green light to continue World Cup qualifying.