(WFI)- A big decision on Video Assistant Referees could come at the upcoming FIFA Council meeting in Bogota.
June 1 – Heather Rabbatts resigns from FIFA’s anti-discrimination committee… Kiwi barrister quits ethics committee… South African FA chief Danny Jordaan denies bribe claim. Mark Bisson reports
April 29 – Nelson Mandela may have been the image of the 2010 World Cup but Danny Jordaan – also an anti-apartheid campaigner – was the brains behind the bid.
April 18 – David Beckham is among 80 footballers still in the running to represent Britain at the 2012 Olympics … Warsaw’s stadium for Euro 2012 hosts its first club match … FIFA launches South African legacy fund …
Feb. 15 – Ongoing troubles at Warsaw’s new National Stadium could derail plans for its first-ever fixture ahead of Euro 2012… South Africa’s chair of the 2010 World Cup local organising committee is the latest LOC board member for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations… World Cup stadium construction is back on in Sao Paulo. More inside…
Nov. 16 – UEFA president praises European Parliament for taking a stand against match-fixing … AFC vice president pays visit to Australia to inspect Asian Cup 2015 preparations. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
July 5 – Franz Beckenbauer today said that the scandals swirling around FIFA have severely damaged football’s governing body. The Munich 2018 bid backer claimed Sepp Blatter could take lessons in transparency from the IOC in future World Cup bidding processes. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from Durban.
May 18 – UAE, host of the past two FIFA Club World Cups, will bid for 2013 and 2014 editions… Samurai Blue unable to field squad for South American championships… South African World Cup CEO confirms attendance at African summit. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
16/2/2011 The conduct of FIFA vice president Jack Warner is on the agenda of the FIFA ethics committee today in Zurich over allegations he tried to profit from putting South Africa World Cup tickets onto the black market. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
24/9/10 Survey results highlight success of South Africa World Cup… No FIFA investigation for former World Cup referee after he is arrested for drug smuggling… CAF appoints new secretary-general… Bin Hammam in Burma