March 9 – FIFA reforms chief Francois Carrard says he trusts Gianni Infantino to bring much-needed changes to restore the governing body’s scandal-scarred credibility. Mark Bisson reports.
Dec.11 – IOC voices growing concern about impact of US and Swiss investigations into FIFA and announces launch of financial and governance audits of football’s governing body from 2016. Mark Bisson reports from Lausanne.
(WFI) FIFA’s reforms chairman Francois Carrard says the package of
measures approved Thursday are “a beginning of a new era” as the
federation battles a fresh corruption scandal. Mark Bisson reports.
Nov.20 – A new report from Transparency International says most of FIFA’s 209 member associations publish little or no information about how they spend millions of dollars from world football’s governing body. Mark Bisson reports.
Nov. 6 – Veteran IOC member says term limits and transparency around compensation for FIFA officials are crucial to reforms. Mark Bisson reports.
Nov. 5 – Former FIFA advisor Michael Hershman says he has no confidence that Francois Carrard’s FIFA Reforms Commission – “a bunch of insiders” – will deliver meaningful reforms. Mark Bisson reports.
Nov. 3 – Francois Carrard denies to INSIDER his independent advisory board is being quietly dropped… First public comments on reforms. Mark Bisson reports from Securing Sport in New York City.
(WFI) The FIFA reform committee is mum about a proposed reform package after a three-day meeting in Berne.
Sept. 24 – FIFA released emails of suspended secretary general Jerome Valcke to Switzerland’s Attorney General Michael Lauber… Reforms commission chief Francois Carrard to give first report to FIFA ExCo. Mark Bisson reports.
(WFI) FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee chair Domenico Scala developed an eight point plan to reform FIFA.