July 19 – The coach and captain of Japan’s victorious Women’s World Cup team eye gold at the London 2012 Olympics…Prime Minister Naoto Kan and Asia’s FIFA vice-president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein pile praise on team… Germany 2011 final was the most watched football match in US cable history. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

22/7/2010 FIFA inspectors praise Japan’s 2022 World Cup bid as a “very balanced project” at the end of its three-day visit… Korean bid tells INSIDER how it plans to impress FIFA delegation, which has now arrived in Seoul for the second leg of its marathon tour of nine bidders.