Jan. 10 – Michael Garcia says his side gig as FIFA ethics prosecutor is taking “more of my time than I originally anticipated” …
Dec. 17 – FIFA says former presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam “will never be active in organized football again” following his resignation Saturday.
Dec. 13 – Ethics investigator Michael J. Garcia says “case closed” to FIFA’s latest bribery allegations against Mohammed Bin Hammam.
Oct. 17 – Acting president of Asian Football Confederation accuses Mohamed Bin Hammam and his lawyer of “intimidatory tactics” in their quest to clear the Qatari’s name… FIFA secretary general says Brazil must speed up Confederations Cup construction. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
April 17 – Disgraced former Asian football boss Mohamed Bin Hammam bids to overturn his lifetime ban from football this week at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Feb. 9 – Zhang Jilong says he’s ready and willing to take complete charge of the AFC.. FIFA extends worldwide sanction to 26 players, coaches and officials following match-fixing investigations… Ivory Coast and Zambia will meet in final of Africa Cup of Nations. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Dec. 23 – A nine-member normalisation committee appointed by FIFA will attempt to straighten out the Caribbean Football Union… More matches, arrests for Italian match-fixing investigation… China’s best-known referee admits rigging matches. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Dec. 7 – FBI investigates the year-old bid process that sent the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 finals to Qatar … FIFA-appointed governance expert Mark Pieth says he will not ignore FIFA’s past … More in this edition of INSIDER Digest.
Nov. 21 – Former Dominica FA president Patrick John says he will fight his two-year ban handed down by FIFA, as the fallout from the Mohamed Bin Hammam bribery scandal continues to taint the reputation of the region’s football authorities. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
(WFI) Ethics proceedings against a dozen Caribbean Football Union officials end with warnings, small fines and a couple of short-term bans. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.