The Gibraltar Football Association is to buy the Victoria Stadium from the Gibraltar Government, in a move that paves the way for local football teams to play international games at home and, in parallel, will trigger a £16.5m investment in new sport infrastructure around the Rock, reports the Gibraltar Chronicle.
The United States, Canada and Mexico are teaming up in a bid to host the 2026 World Cup. The official announcement came on Monday at a media event in New York, with the heads of all three federations signing a Memorandum of Understanding.
The Falklands: 35 Years of Progress, a unique collection of photographs showcasing the incredible landscape, wildlife and people of the Falkland Islands is coming to The A & D Gallery in London in June 2017.
An estimated 100 participants received training and competed for virtual investments during the Startup Games contest created by the UK's Department for International Trade, which this time was held at the UK embassy in Argentina.
Manchester City's owners have confirmed their purchase of Uruguayan club Atletico Torque as the Abu Dhabi-based investors add to their growing portfolio. City's parent company, City Football Group (CFG), announced second tier Atletico Torque will become part of their global network of clubs.
The third time was indeed the charm for a Canadian couple who won C$8.2m, (US$6.1m) in the lottery. Barbara and Douglas Fink had won the lottery twice before, once in 1989 and once in 2010.
Two people were killed and over a dozen were injured when spectators rushed the stage at a chaotic outdoor rock concert in Argentina. The deadly crush of fans was blamed on lack of crowd control at Saturday's event featuring popular performer Indio Solari in the town of Olavarria.
The Overseas Games Association received a generous £30,000 from fishing company Fortuna Ltd to be used to purchase sports kit for the competitors at this year’s Island Games in Gotland. Presenting the cheque Fiona Wallace said that as the wholly-Falkland Islander owned company was celebrating its 30th anniversary, it was felt appropriate to support a nationally significant event.
Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars - but only after Faye Dunaway initially said La La Land had won. Warren Beatty was handed the previous winner's envelope, containing a card saying Emma Stone, La La Land, resulting in the error.
President Donald Trump has become one of the new stars of Brazil’s Carnival, with masks of his face on sale in the costume stores in Sao Paulo and appearing everywhere at the street fetes preceding the “world’s biggest party,” which starts this weekend.