July 16 – Also: Johannesburg police hand over traffic control at Soccer City … Costa Rican stadium named after World Cup goalkeeper.
March 19 – The city of Johannesburg announced its sponsorship of the African Football Executive Confex. FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation will be heavily represented at the Soccerex Asian Forum in May.
Feb. 26 – INSIDER previews upcoming football business conferences around the world. By Aaron Bauer.
19/8/2010 Grave doubts about the future use of South Africa’s $2.8 billion World Cup stadia infrastructure have been cast by some of the country’s leading sports administrators. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
12/8/2010 Soccer City, venue for the World Cup final in South Africa, will continue to be known as FNB Stadium… Internacional edge closer to winning Latin America’s premier club competition… UEFA chief visits Moldova to commemorate 100 years of football in the country.
23/7/2010 INSIDER’s World Cup Report Card rates key aspects in the organisation of South Africa 2010 and offers insights on what Brazil 2014 chiefs must do to exceed expectations in the delivery of their tournament. By James Corbett and Mark Bisson.
13/7/2010 IOC president Jacques Rogge tells INSIDER South Africa’s successful World Cup should encourage the country’s government to make a bid for the 2020 Olympics. World Cup CEO Danny Jordaan says he would consider being part of the bid team. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Johannesburg.
11/7/2010 Andres Iniesta’s extra-time goal sealed Spain’s first ever world title. The Euro 2008 champions beat the Netherlands 1-0 in a bad-tempered World Cup final at Soccer City. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Johannesburg.
10/7/2010 World Cup CEO Danny Jordaan says South Africa 2010 has united the people of the Rainbow Nation and improved perceptions of the country. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Johannesburg.
9/7/2010 FIFA president Sepp Blatter says event’s success has rewarded the trust and confidence he placed in organisers, and gets behind South Africa bid for Summer Olympics…CAF president Issa Hayatou says the first World Cup on African soil has silenced the cynics… FIFA distances itself from Durban airport debacle. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Johannesburg.