Sept. 3 – Former IOC director general Francois Carrard led a 12-person team in reform discussions for two days – but there was little progress reported.
Sept. 2 – As the FIFA Reforms Commission holds its first meeting in Berne, a former Nigeria international is the latest to express interest in joining the race to replace Sepp Blatter. Mark Bisson reports.
Aug. 25 – FIFA chief says he is “clean” and denies there is systemic bribery and corruption at world football’s governing body… Head of FIFA’s reform commission says Blatter has been “unfairly treated”.
August 11 – Francois Carrard says he is “committed to delivering the necessary package of credible reforms” after being appointed chair of FIFA’s new reforms committee… Independent advisory board to be established. Mark Bisson reports.
June 2 – Francois Carrard, who was on the front line for the IOC’s Salt Lake City vote-buying scandal, tells INSIDER he believes the FIFA president will escape criminal prosecution. Ed Hula reports.