Jan. 26 – South African sports minister says FIFA won’t bully him… Equatorial Guinea first country through to quarters of Africa Cup of Nations… German Bundesliga bounces back from last year’s losses… Philadelphia awarded MLS showpiece. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

June 10 – Chinese solar energy specialist signs on for 2014 World Cup… Canaries choose Italian-made kits for Premier League return… DHL schedules stateside deliveries for Manchester United. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.