July 13 – FIFA backs scandal-hit ticketing partner Match… Four Germany players on shortlist for Golden Ball award… Italian Nicola Rizzoli, criticised for favouring Argentina in clash with Belgium, refs today’s final. Christian Radnedge reports from Rio.
July 7 – Match Hospitality, the FIFA agency engulfed in a World Cup ticketing scandal, has revealed details of the VIP packages seized by police that were allegedly sold on the black market. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
July 4 – Brazilian police say a FIFA official is the source of thousands of illegally sold World Cup tickets.