FIFA Bans Sepp Blatter Again - Federation Focus

Also: A third FIS presidential candidate; Matytsin steps aside at FISU: New AIBA secretary general; Curling secures host

FIFA Under Investigation For 2018, 2022 World Cup Bids

(ATR) French probe into vote for Russia and Qatar reportedly includes questioning former FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

FIFA Completes Its Corruption Investigation

(ATR) Football's governing body has turned over results of 22-month investigation to Swiss authorities.

FIFA Fires Deputy Secretary General

(ATR) Gianni Infantino ends 13-year FIFA career of deputy secretary general Markus Kattner, firing him over bonus payments scandal

Final Push for Rio 2016 -- ATRadio

(ATR) Also: Global sports world still reeling over the provisional suspensions of four FIFA heavyweights.

ICSS: FIFA "Crying Out" For Structural Overhaul -- ATRadio

(ATR) An official at the International Center for Sport Security weighs in on the suspensions of four football leaders.

Murky Road Ahead for World Football -- Media Watch

(ATR) Media weigh in on how the bans of four FIFA heavyweights will affect upcoming special presidential election.

Op-Ed - Russia Fights Losing Battle with FIFA Over World Cup Stadiums

(ATR) Russia is on a collision course with FIFA over the number of cities and stadiums it uses for the 2018 World Cup.

Valcke: Brazil in "Race" to be World Cup Ready

(ATR) FIFA's secretary general says Brazil 2014 organizers face a race against time to be ready for this summer's tournament.

Sao Paulo World Cup Opening Venue Delayed Further

March 3 - FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke reveals that the Sao Paulo venue hosting the opening World Cup match may not be ready until mid-May; just one month before kick-off.

IOC Chief Prepares for Rio 2016 Crisis Talks with Rousseff

(ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach will travel to Brazil Jan. 21for emergency talks with Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff about the Rio 2016 Olympics .

World Cup Draw - Spain, Netherlands in Group of Death; Brazil Get Easiest Group

Dec. 6 - Defending World Cup champions Spain will play 2010 finalists the Netherlands in the so-called Group of Death... England also face a tough route to the second round of the World Cup... Brazil will be happy with their draw. Mark Bisson reports.

Road to Brazil 2014 -Valcke Keeps Pressure on Organisers

FIFA's Jerome Valcke urges 2014 organisers to focus as stadiums deadline looms... Military police storm 12 Rio slums as part of pacification programme... FIFA clarifies World Cup draw procedure.

RIA Novosti Roundup - Wrestler Returns Gold Medal; Ligety Lauds Sochi Ski Course

(ATR) Around the Rings rounds up Russia's top stories in Olympic sport, courtesy of our exclusive partnership with Sochi 2014 host news agency RIA Novosti.