Feb. 16 – MasterCard will sponsor Champions League for another three seasons… Columbus Crew ink deal with America’s No. 1 men’s shaving cream brand… Indian corporations, groups and individuals looking for Euro 2012 hospitality now have a place to go. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

Oct. 3 – Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff is set to continue World Cup crisis talks with FIFA soon following Monday’s ice-breaker with Jerome Valcke… UEFA awards Champions League rights in Greece… Qatar to host Iraqi “home” qualifiers for London 2012 and Brazil 2014. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.

Sept. 2 – Visa signs for Soccer United Marketing through 2014… Sony Ericsson says its UEFA Champions League sponsorship will be better leveraged this season… Hyundais a plenty for FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup… Everton and Bolton ink new deals.