(WFI) Milan’s iconic San Siro Stadium seems like the perfect venue for an opening ceremony should Milan-Cortina win its bid for the 2026 Olympic Winter Games. Milan’s iconic San Siro Stadium could be home to the 2026 opening ceremony (WFI)The 80,000-capacity stadium – which is home to the AC Milan and Inter Milan football clubs
Dec. 26 – Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko stepped down from his role as President of the Russian Football Union.
Aug. 4 – The Rio Olympics kicked off Wednesday in the Olympic Stadium with women’s football but proceedings did not run entirely smoothly. Christian Radnedge reports.
Aug. 3 – Gianni Infantino is on his way to Rio to watch the first men’s Olympic matches and attend the lavish Games opening ceremony.
July 19 – FIFA will take “appropriate next steps” after receiving information from WADA about Council member Vitaly Mutko’s alleged involvement in the state-sponsored Russian doping scandal rocking world sport. Mark Bisson reports.
April 14 – Football teams qualified for the Olympic Games now know their group stage opponents. Aaron Bauer reports.
April 11 – Football teams from 28 countries will learn their path through the 2016 Olympics this Thursday in Rio de Janeiro at the Maracana Stadium.
March 3 – IOC takes no action into conduct of Sheikh Ahmad in the FIFA election process after a presidential candidate filed a complaint alleging he broke ethics rules… Ahmad explains FIFA Congress mystery. Mark Bisson.
Nov. 12 – Rio 2016 Olympic football tournaments kick off in Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro, with the finals at the Maracana.
Nov. 6 – Veteran IOC member says term limits and transparency around compensation for FIFA officials are crucial to reforms. Mark Bisson reports.