19/8/2010 Grave doubts about the future use of South Africa’s $2.8 billion World Cup stadia infrastructure have been cast by some of the country’s leading sports administrators. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports.
2/8/2010 World Football Insider rounds up the 10 things you need to know about the global football business today.
23/7/2010 INSIDER’s World Cup Report Card rates key aspects in the organisation of South Africa 2010 and offers insights on what Brazil 2014 chiefs must do to exceed expectations in the delivery of their tournament. By James Corbett and Mark Bisson.
2/7/2010 Brazil coach Dunga reacts to criticism from Dutch legend Johan Cruyff ahead of quarter-final clash with Holland… Africa gets behind Ghana against Uruguay… Soccer City pitch benefits from lighting concept… Attendances beat expectations… South Korea World Cup bid concert… More inside. INSIDER editor Mark Bisson reports from Johannesburg.
29/6/10 FIFA President Sepp Blatter says it would be “nonsense” to rule out the use of video technology after high profile errors cost England and Mexico, whom he apologises to… Under-fire referees face the media and may be helped by new “referee’s dictionary”… World Cup big spenders fly home…
29/6/2010 In a dramatic few days at World Cup 2010, Argentina beat Mexico to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final against Germany, who thrashed England 4-1. Last night, Brazil overwhelmed Chile to book a date with the Netherlands, conquerors of Slovakia. See our photo gallery inside.
All analysis of the doping controls carried out at the first 48 matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup proved negative. A total of 192 tests were conducted as part of the anti-doping programme so far and processed within a maximum of 36 hours at the WADA accredited Anti-doping Laboratory in Mangaung/Bloemfontein. “This is an
28/6/2010 England’s disallowed goal against Germany will not change FIFA’s stance on goal-line technology any time soon… FIFA today deflected questions about Sunday’s controversial refereeing decision at a press conference, while president Sepp Blatter has yet to comment. INSIDER editor Mark Bisson reports.
A permanent fixture at every FIFA tournament since the 1998 FIFA World Cup, FIFA’s Youth Programme continues to offer boys and girls from around the world a unique opportunity to play an essential role in the greatest sporting show on earth – and at the same time meet their footballing heroes! At the 2010 FIFA
25/6/2010 World Cup organisers and police dismiss fears of a ‘Battle of Bloemfontein’ between English and German fans on Sunday… FIFA secretary general and World Cup CEO to give “half-time”report… Cape Town hotels miss out on World Cup benefits… More inside.