(WFI) A Swiss tribunal freezes the Peru’s captain ban despite testing positive for a cocaine metabolite.
(WFI) FIFA presents its findings after completing an anti-doping investigation.
(WFI) FIFA increases its investigation into doping of the Russian national team.
Nov.10 – FIFA’s ethics committee is studying WADA’s allegations that ExCo member and Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko was “complicit” in a cover-up of doping in Russian athletics. Mark Bisson reports.
November 12 – Outgoing WADA chief John Fahey told a press conference in Johannesburg today that Rio will not have an accredited lab for the World Cup, raising concerns about FIFA’s anti-doping operations… Tickets sell out in second sales phase. INSIDER’s Ed Hula III and Mark Bisson report.
October 4 – Britain’s Craig Reedie, the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, warns FIFA that it will have to set up its own doping lab for the World Cup and label’s Brazil’s anti-doping efforts “sad”. INSIDER’s Ed Hula III reports.
September 13 – Belarus, France, and Russia named their bid cities for Euro 2020 … FIFA and WADA are teaming up … Cape Verde punished for ineligible player.
August 30 – Premier League will see record summer spending … FIFA concerned about discredited Rio lab … Platini reiterates support for winter World Cup for Qatar … UEFA says Financial Fair Play rules are working with club losses down… More inside.
July 11 – FIFA, World Anti-Doping Agency meet … Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow gets Wi-Fi … EPFL, Council of Europe double down against spectator violence … More inside this Newsdesk …
Feb. 12 – President of World Anti-Doping Agency encourages more rigorous anti-doping policies from football … New York Cosmos ready for NASL return … FOX Soccer doubles down on CONCACAF … More inside this Newsdesk …