Feb 23 – A FIFA Qatar 2022 taskforce ends more than four years of wrangling by recommending the World Cup be moved to winter… European leagues and clubs say move will cause great damage and demand compensation. Mark Bisson reports.
Jan. 28 – FIFA is more emphatic than ever that the 2022 World Cup will be played in winter.
Jan. 10. Former Germany midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger becomes the “most-high profile football figure” to announce he is gay… NBA star John Amaechi says football has a “toxic” approach towards homosexuality… Pressure grows on Man Utd boss David Moyes.
Jan. 8 – A decision on whether to move the 2022 Qatar World Cup to the winter will not be made until after the 2014 World Cup, FIFA said. The announcement was made to clarify media reports that an official decision had been made to change the event’s date.
After the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, what’s next for this newest member of the Olympic Family? “The Youth Olympic Games: Growth Spurt & Growing Pains” is the topic for the latest Around the Rings Newsmaker Breakfast, Oct. 21 in Acapulco. “The Singapore Youth Games delivered an inaugural event that set the bar high
What happens in an Olympic city once the Games have moved on is the topic of next month’s Around the Rings Newsmaker Breakfast. Sochi 2014 CEO Dmitry Chernyshenko is among the panelists who will address those issues in Vancouver. “Keeping the Games Alive” is set for Monday, Feb. 22, at the Olympians Reunion Center. The