(WFI) French probe into vote for Russia and Qatar reportedly includes questioning former FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
(WFI) Football’s governing body has turned over results of 22-month investigation to Swiss authorities.
June 22 – Fatma Samoura says the appointment of chief financial and compliance officials and improving FIFA’s corruption-tarnished governance structure are top priorities. Mark Bisson reports
Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee opens proceedings against Mr Valcke The adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee chaired by Mr Hans-Joachim Eckert has opened formal adjudicatory proceedings against Mr Jérôme Valcke based on the final report submitted by the investigatory chamber. The adjudicatory chamber has studied the report carefully and decided to institute
Nov. 11 – FIFA inks a memorandum of understanding with the Brazilian FA for the implementation of a $100 million World Cup legacy fund.
August 19 – Russia is on a collision course with FIFA over the number of cities and stadiums it uses for the 2018 World Cup. By INSIDER’s Mark Bisson
March 24 – Sepp Blatter visits Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan… Jerome Valcke in Rio de Janeiro for World Cup meetings… Draw for 2015 Asian Cup Australia… Laureus World Sports Awards… UEFA ExCo and Congress in Kazakhstan. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson looks ahead.
March 21 – Rio 2016 organisers announce that football venues for the Olympics will be spread around Brazil… FIFA secretary general heads to Rio next week for meetings about operational preparations for the World Cup. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 14 – FIFA’s secretary general says Brazil 2014 organisers face a race against time to be ready for this summer’s tournament. He also talks demonstrations and reiterates FIFA is not using any public money. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
March 3 – FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke reveals that the Sao Paulo venue hosting the opening World Cup match may not be ready until mid-May; just one month before kick-off.