Aug. 16 – Joao Havelange is credited with transforming FIFA into a multi-billion dollar business but his legacy is tainted by corruption. Mark Bisson reports.
April 30 – FIFA says the case is closed on the ISL bribery scandal, with president Sepp Blatter cleared by the Ethics Committee but his predecessor Joao Havelange quite the opposite.
July 12 – FIFA president Sepp Blatter says times were different when his predecessor Joao Havelange took millions of dollars in kickbacks as part of the infamous ISL marketing scandal… Success of two-year experiment encourages UEFA to continue with AARs in club competitions. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
April 12 – Euro 2012 operations director says all tickets sold… Russian organizers and FIFA representatives wrap up first leg of World Cup host city selection tour Thursday… Joao Havelange out of intensive care. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
March 20 – FIFA tells INSIDER that Jerome Valcke will “definitely” return to Brazil to resume his aborted host city tour… Ricardo Teixeira leaves FIFA Executive Committee… Former FIFA president battling bacterial infection. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Feb. 2 – Switzerland’s supreme court is next in line to hear FIFA’s long-running corruption case… FIFA marks 500 days to go until 2013 Confederations Cup. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Dec. 6 – Documents believed to link FIFA officials to the infamous ISL marketing scandal will stay under wraps a bit longer than expected … Messi, Marta nominated yet again … Ex-Co agenda revealed. INSIDER’s Christian Radnedge reports.
Dec. 5 – Former FIFA president Joao Havelange could still face ethics accusations from world football’s governing body. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Oct. 27 – FIFA chief Jerome Valcke says he’s confident Brazil’s new sports minister Aldo Rebelo, replacement for Orlando Silva who quit over corruption allegations, can put World Cup preparations back on track… British investigative journalist urges Brazil’s government to force corruption-hit FIFA officials out. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
3/11/2010 Former FIFA president Joao Havelange expects Brazilian Football Confederation president Ricardo Teixeira to seek the FIFA presidency in five years time… He believes former protege Sepp Blatter will be re-elected next June… Reopens decades-old feud with British press.