South Korean President to meet Blatter

Lee Myung-bak

By Duncan Mackay

January 24 – South Korea’s President Lee Myung-bak (pictured) is set to meet FIFA President Sepp Blatter on Wednesday (January 27) to lobby on behalf of his country’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup.

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Juventus doping record under spotlight after doctors banned

Fabio Cannavaro

By Duncan Mackay

January 21 - Juventus have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport  (CAS) against two-month bans handed out to two club doctors after they allegedly gave a banned substance to Fabio Cannavaro (pictured), Italy’s captain, a case which has put the club’s past record on distributing performance-enhancing drugs under the spotlight.

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