April 3 – FIFA has dismissed a call by 13 US senators to strip Russia of 2018 World Cup hosting rights. Mark Bisson reports.
March 17 – Vladimir Putin’s spokesman and the Russian FA dismiss Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko’s calls for a boycott of the Russia 2018 World Cup. Mark Bisson reports.
July 25 – Amid mounting criticism of Russia over the MH17 plane tragedy and conflict with Ukraine, FIFA rejects calls for the country to be stripped of 2018 World Cup hosting rights and says a boycott is no solution to the crisis. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
July 21 – Political tensions in Israel, Ukraine and Russia prompted rulings from the UEFA panel.
March 5 – Also: a small Cyprus stadium finds itself in the spotlight on Wednesday night.
November 27, 2013 – Ukraine loses its appeal to FIFA … Beckham has site in mind for MLS stadium in Miami … Aberdeen is talking new stadium again … Russia to soften police presence for World Cup.
October 1 – 70 Nepalese workers dead in World Cup 2022 construction incidents since start of 2012… Ukraine will play to an empty stadium over racist taunts… FIFA rejects appeal from Cape Verde Islands.
March 4 – World Football INSIDER looks ahead to the key events in the global football business.
Feb. 28 – Vitaly Mutko remains the Russian Football Union’s FIFA representative … Ukraine to bid for share of Euro 2020 … FIFA to relocate U-17 Women’s World Cup 2014 … More inside this Newsdesk …
Sept. 26 – UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino says “we can’t rest on our laurels” in the wake of Euro 2012… UEFA agenda for Ex-Co meeting. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.