July 9 – Special adviser to the UN secretary general on sport welcomes IFAB decision to allow female players to wear safe headscarves… World’s largest natural gas producer to sponsor UEFA Champions League… Former England captain John Terry’s racism trial starts. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.

Sept. 28 – The UN’s special adviser on sport for peace and development tells INSIDER the World Cup can play a key role in advancing the dual causes with which he is charged… Wilfried Lemke also discusses the challenges facing Qatar in its 2022 tournament preparations. INSIDER’s Edward Hula reports.

Wilfried Lemke, the Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, has concluded a five-day mission to Israel and the Palestinian Territories in order to explore the ways that sport can be used for positive development in the region. Mr. Lemke concluded his mission yesterday by meeting with the President 

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The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace, Wilfried Lemke, has returned to South Africa for the last week of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™. The five-day mission, starting in Cape Town, will primarily result in several visits to various grassroots projects supported by the United Nations, as well as 

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