March 8 – Barclays and the Premier League are taking the Premiership trophy on a global tour starting next week under efforts to grow the fanbase for the biggest continuous annual global sporting event in the world. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

6/1/2011 Asia’s Olympics leader Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah says today’s victory for Jordan’s Prince Ali in the FIFA vice presidential elections at the AFC Congress guarantees Sepp Blatter a huge chunk of support when he stands for re-election as FIFA president in the summer. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from Doha.

14/12/10 FIFA president Sepp Blatter causes outrage after suggesting gay fans visiting Qatar for the 2022 World Cup should respect the Gulf nation’s laws and “refrain from any sexual activities”… Franz Beckenbauer criticises FIFA for its handling of the Dec. 2 vote… Kathy Carter appointed president of Soccer United Marketing… More inside. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

9/12/10 Asian Football Confederation general secretary Peter Velappan backs Franz Beckenbauer’s calls for FIFA to move the Qatar 2022 tournament to January or February, warning that the Gulf state’s fierce desert heat will be a danger to players. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.