November 12 – Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola to speak at Dubai International Sports Conference… Cardiff City FC will have a large presence at the Event Wales International Conference… Aspire4Sport announces two conferences, and the Pacific Youth and Sports Conference partners with UNICEF…

Jan. 9 – Barcelona ace Lionel Messi won the FIFA Ballon d’Or in Zurich tonight, becoming only the fourth player in history to land three World Player of the Year awards… Japan’s Homare Sawa, star of the Women’s World Cup in Germany, won the women’s award. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

18/12/10 The MLS Chicago Fire seek a shirt sponsor… England 2018 bid backer considers suing FIFA over lost investment… Man United’s owners eye world-record kit deal with Nike… Guardiola defends Barcelona shirt deal… MP and Silva will distribute international rights for Arsenal’s Emirates Cup. More inside… INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.