Dec. 6 – The leader in the fight against match-fixing in football is moving on to a new position.
June 30 – New FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura will make her first trip to 2018 World Cup hosts Russia next week.
June 8 – France has a huge security operation around Euro 2016, as Britain’s Foreign Office warns fans of a “high threat from terrorism” during month-long tournament.
May 26 – More than 90,000 police and security officials will be deployed for Euro 2016, says the French government… UEFA confident in security measures. Mark Bisson reports.
March 30 – French president Francois Hollande promises to beef up security for this summer’s championships in the wake of the Paris and Brussels terrorist attacks. Mark Bisson reports.
June 19 – The International Sports Press Association and angry journalists voice “serious concern” about the biggest World Cup security breach so far… Touts caught selling tickets in hotel housing FIFA officials. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Sao Paulo.
May 23 – FIFA says matches towards the end of the group stages will be among the World Cup’s most fixable matches.
March 31 – A third worker dies during Sao Paulo’s stadium build… Nearly 1,500 police officers and marines involved in slum clearance operation in Rio as part of World Cup security effort.
March 12 – Egyptian football fans demand the interior ministry give up securing matches… Qatar 2022 World Cup costs could rise after worker abuse reports.
Feb. 19 – Premier League team Liverpool FC will have a presence at African Football Executive Confex, and Sao Paolo gets ready to host a World Cup Security Seminar.