Nov. 7 – The Asian Football Confederation launched its Women’s Football Day at a ceremony in the Malaysian capital city.
Sept. 10 – FIFA may introduce new concussion rules halting a match for three minutes… Support for FIFA term limits… Qatar 2022 ready for summer or winter hosting… Former Arsenal vice-chair backs Premier League winter break. Christian Radnedge reports from Soccerex.
May 13 – Moya Dodd says FIFA’s 209 FAs should include more women on ruling bodies… Criticises France for its continued ban on hijab… The AFC vice-president urges delegates to fight sexism in wake of Richard Scudamore scandal. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from the Soccerex Asian Forum in Jordan.
May 13 – FIFA ExCo member Moya Dodd tells INSIDER it’s time for sexism to be treated as seriously as racism in the game, in the wake of sexist remarks made by Premier League CEO. UK’s sports and equalities minister Helen Grant blasts Richard Scudamore. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Soccerex in Jordan
March 7 – FIFA ExCo member Moya Dodd unveils the AFC’s Women’s Football Strategic Plan 2013-2019… AFC general secretary says women’s football in Asia has entered a new era.
March 6 – FIFA ExCo member Moya Dodd and Argentinean football legend Osvaldo Ardiles are announced as speakers for the Soccerex Asian Forum. New additions for African Football Executive Confex.
Jan. 16 – FIFA Executive Committee member Moya Dodd says the first women’s football task force has put the governing body “on track” to develop the game worldwide. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
June 3 – Lydia Nsekera is the first woman to be elected to FIFA’s ExCo… China’s Zhang Jilong, the former Asian football leader, parachuted in to replace disgraced Fernando… With terms/age limits and the publication of salaries/expenses missing, Blatter’s reforms process is far from concluded. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
May 30 – The 63rd FIFA Congress is now underway in Mauritius, the Indian Ocean island nation. Some big decisions lie ahead tomorrow – but the crucial reform proposals are missing. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson previews the meeting.
March 18 – Sport security and match-fixing were among the topics for discussion on the opening day of the Securing Sport conference. INSIDER reports from Doha.