March 18 - The ownership of English Premier League Hull City has been plunged into doubt after the Football Association announced it had been advised to reject plans to change the club's name to Hull Tigers.
March 18 – The digital media revolution continues to reshape the sports advertising and sponsorship landscape with more targeted advertising opportunities at matches for the global broadcast audiences. La Liga is the latest of Europe's big leagues to embrace the technology available with an extension of its deal with digital billboard replacement specialist Supponor via sports advertising agency Umedia.
FIFA's general secretary Jérôme Valcke says the Sao Paulo stadium isn't ready for the opening game so FIFA isn't ready. But that is not the point. Brazil will be a great success because there is no other choice, he says. There is no Plan B.
By Andrew Warshaw March 17 - Qatar's World Cup organisers, buffeted by constant attacks about the country's human rights record, have gone on the offensive by branding the latest report into the mistreatment of workers as a smear campaign "riddled with factual errors".
By David Owen March 17 – The head of Asian football has given his support to a modification to the World Cup qualifying system that would see the fifth-placed team in Asian qualifying play off against the top team in Oceania for a place in FIFA's flagship tournament.
March 17 - Former French international striker Nicolas Anelka faces an uncertain future following the latest development concerning his infamous 'quenelle' gesture that landed him with a five-match ban and a hefty fine from the English Football Association.
By David Owen March 15 – The top two tiers of English football are in discussions aimed at establishing "proportionate linkage" between their respective sets of financial sustainability rules, Premier League boss Richard Scudamore has revealed.
Public demonstration can be expected at the World Cup, it will not be a surprise if it happens, says FIFA general secretary Jérôme Valcke. Plans are in place to keep Brazil safe for visiting fans and to create a lasting World Cup legacy for the country.