April 14 – David Beckham says this Major League Soccer season won’t necessarily be his last and expresses interest in playing at London Games… Brazilian football icon follows Pele to New York for a second time. INSIDER’s Americas correspondent Matthew Grayson reports.
April 13 – Tottenham Hotspur apply to the High Court for a judicial review against Newham Council over its $65 million loan to West Ham for the 2012 Olympic Stadium conversion. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
April 6 – Jacques Rogge expresses satisfaction over decision by London 2012 chiefs to make West Ham Olympic stadium legacy tenant… No IOC intervention in Team GB football dispute… Rogge says Blatter is “a master in winning elections”. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports from SportAccord in London.
March 30 – Tottenham Hotspur are set to take the Olympic Park Legacy Company to court over its decision to hand the London 2012 stadium to arch rivals West Ham United after the Games. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 11 – Under Armour lands biggest European sponsorship yet… Sporting Kansas City names stadium after non-profit organisation… Copa America nabs another sponsor… Statistics boost ahead for MLS… Bundesliga’s best eyes big bonus. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
March 3 – The British government and London mayor Boris Johnson today gave the green light to West Ham United’s plans to move to the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
11/2/2011 West Ham have beaten off Tottenham Hotspur and been confirmed as preferred London Olympic Stadium tenants by the body responsible for deciding the Olympic Park’s future… Spurs vow to fight on but Haringey Council urge the club to redevelop White Hart Lane. INSIDER’s James Corbett reports from London.
9/2/2011 West Ham have won the bitter battle with Tottenham Hotspur to take control of the London 2012 Olympic Stadium, according to a BBC report. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
9.2.2011 UEFA reverses threat to strip country’s Euro 2012 co-hosting rights … League’s communication VP joins supporters’ summit to discuss city’s soccer future … David Beckham extends Tottenham training … INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
8/2/2011 Mike Lee, the PR man behind Spurs Olympic Stadium bid, says the body choosing the legacy tenant could live to regret a decision in favour of rivals West Ham. Hammers vice-chairman Karren Brady hits back, saying UK’s sporting credibility will be in tatters if London 2012 athletics legacy promise is not kept. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.