June 12 – Interpol has suspended its $29 million agreement to fight illegal betting and match-fixing amid the bribery allegations engulfing world football’s governing body. Mark Bisson reports.
May 13 – An intensification of the fight against match-fixing will be the focus an agreement signed Monday between CONCACAF and Interpol.
Feb. 21 – Italian police have arrested a Slovenian football match-fixing suspect after he flew in from Singapore. Interpol secretary general Ronald K. Noble said it was a “significant” step in the fight against matchfixing. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 18 – World Football INSIDER looks ahead to the key events in the global football business.
Feb. 4 – Europol director Rob Wainwright tells World Football INSIDER the results of Europe’s largest matchfixing investigation revealed today should be a wake-up call to UEFA and FIFA to do more to protect the integrity of football. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from The Hague
Nov. 6 – Samara switches World Cup stadium site … Qatari organizers to consult INTERPOL in lead-up to 2022 … Bangkok Futsal Arena relieved of World Cup role … More inside this WFI Newsdesk …
March 2 – FIFA revamps its security department in a bid to step up its fight against match-fixing, betting fraud and corruption. Top German police chief Ralf Mutschke was today unveiled as head of the unit… Asian football’s general secretary dismisses Bahrain-Indonesia match-fixing claims. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Jan. 12 – UEFA and Interpol have teamed up in the fight against match-fixing and stadium violence. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Jan. 11 – Israeli football leader is questioned as part of an ongoing fraud probe… FIFA vows to protect match-fixing whistle-blowers. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
July 29 – Mohamed Bin Hammam’s fight to keep a grip on the presidency of the Asian Football Confederation appears to be over. The AFC executive committee today set the timetable for an extraordinary congress to appoint a new leader… Acting AFC chief Zhang Jilong calls for unity to fight corruption in Asian football. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.