Jan. 29 – Qatar 2022 dismiss France Football’s allegations of corruption linked to the Gulf state’s World Cup bid and say its leaders have nothing to fear from a new FIFA investigation into its successful campaign. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Jan. 10 – Michael Garcia says his side gig as FIFA ethics prosecutor is taking “more of my time than I originally anticipated” …
Dec. 13 – Ethics investigator Michael J. Garcia says “case closed” to FIFA’s latest bribery allegations against Mohammed Bin Hammam.
Dec. 6 – Mohamed Bin Hammam is yet again banned from world football as the FIFA Ethics Committee moves forward in its case against the Qatari.
Aug. 27 – The lead prosecutor of FIFA’s new ethics committee confirms he will examine the controversial awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar as well as the ISL scandal and corruption allegations involving Sepp Blatter. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
July 17 – Sepp Blatter says US lawyer Michael J. Garcia, appointed today as lead prosecutor for FIFA’s two-chamber ethics body, will be free to examine the ISL scandal and investigate allegations of bribery that tarnished the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.