By Mark Baber February 8 - Former president of the South American Football Confederation and former FIFA vice-President Eugenio Figueredo has agreed to hand over more than $10 million in stocks and property in a deal to reduce his punishment, according to Uruguayan prosecutor Juan Gomez.
February 3 - The vice-president of CONMEBOL's disciplinary committee has resigned in protest at the governing body's top brass reducing Boca Juniors' stadium ban for crowd violence from eight games to two.
By Samindra Kunti January 29 - Last wednesday a new club competition the 'Primeira Liga' got underway in Brazil. The tournament doesn't represent Brazil's very own 1992 breakaway Premier League moment, but could be an important milestone in the development of the domestic game.
By Andrew Warshaw January 29 - Gianni Infantino appears to have stolen a march on his rival candidates for the FIFA presidency by gaining the support of South American federations who comprise 10 of the 209 voting countries.
By Mark Baber January 27 - Alejandro Dominguez of Paraguay was elected unopposed as president of CONMEBOL, the governing body of South American football, after Wilmar Valdez of Uruguay withdrew his candidacy.
January 14 - Evidence that South America is still some way behind when it comes to discrimination has been underlined by FIFA fining Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay for homophobic chanting by their national teams' fans.