March 17 – FIFA reveals for the first time how much money it was paying disgraced former president Sepp Blatter as he appeals his ban to CAS. Gerard Farek reports.
Feb. 26 – FIFA approves sweeping reforms it hopes will recover its battered reputation… Muted congress with Blatter, Platini, Valcke absent… Optimistic timetable to transform scandal-hit federation. Mark Bisson reports from Zurich.
Jan. 15 – Shaikh Salman’s bid for FIFA presidency is boosted Friday by an agreement to establish closer ties between his Asian confederation and African football’s governing body. Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 29 – Acting FIFA president and African football chief Issa Hayatou has dealt a blow to Tokyo Sexwale’s hopes of securing CAF support for his campaign. Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 12 – Pressure is mounting on Michel Platini after reports emerged on Monday that he did not have a written contract for the $2 million so-called “disloyal payment” that led to his FIFA ethics ban last week… Acting FIFA president Issa Hayatou delays arrival in Zurich. Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 9 – IOC chief Thomas Bach issues his strongest critique of FIFA and urges scandal-tainted federation to seek a “credible external presidential candidate” to regain credibility. Mark Bisson reports.
Oct. 8 – Head of African football steps up to replace suspended Sepp Blatter but confirms he will not be a candidate for the presidency… Hayatou is no stranger to scandal. Mark Bisson reports.
April 9 – Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein tells INSIDER he doesn’t believe Sepp Blatter has a stranglehold of support on any continent. Mark Bisson spoke with him about his campaign.
April 8 – The west African country beats out competition from Ghana and Algeria to secure hosting rights to the tournament’s 31st edition.
April 7 – The quest by three candidates to oust Sepp Blatter just got a little harder. African football chief Issa Hayatou today said CAF federations are right behind the 79-year-old’s bid for a fifth term as FIFA president. Mark Bisson reports.