June 6 – Canada marks milestone … Sheikh Salman sends best wishes to Japan … Strong ticket sales in Israel … Beach Soccer World Cup draw in Tahiti … More inside this Newsdesk …
June 5 – Old Trafford to receive hybrid surface … Mayor “fast-tracking” new stadium for Orlando … More inside this week’s edition of the Stadia and Facilities Column.
Nov. 21 – UEFA says “the tense security situation in the region” forced Wednesday’s postponement of a Europa League match in Israel … David Beckham insists he’s not sure what’s next once his MLS career comes to an end next week … More inside this Newsdesk …
July 10 – Mahmud Sarsak returns home to Gaza after Israel detained the Palestinian midfielder for three years without trial… First VP Suketu Patel says CAF is “spoilt for choice” with AFCON 2013… Besiktas lose CAS appeal. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
June 20 – Israel will soon release Mahmud Sarsak in exchange for ending his hunger strike… Polish police tally 515 arrests so far since Euro 2012 kickoff… UEFA president says Euro 2016 will not suffer from expansion to 24 teams. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
June 14 – Palestinian FA chief writes to UEFA president Michel Platini over detention-without-trial concerns… FIFA’s Sepp Blatter and Jordan’s Prince Ali pay tributes to former president of Syrian FA killed in attack… BT, BSkyB to share Premier League TV rights beginning with 2013-2014 season. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
12 March – Asian Football Confederation President and FIFA Presidential hopeful Mohamed Bin Hammam tells INSIDER that he hopes football can help build bridges in the Arab-Israeli dispute, but that more must be done to aid freedom of movement for Palestinian players. With INSIDER’s James Corbett in Ramallah.