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Thursday, April 16th 2015 - 08:34 UTC

British embassy in Montevideo awards scholarships to young football players

Athletes received certificates from Ambassador, Ben Lyster-Binns; Fernando Caceres, Director of Sports and Pablo Hernandez, Coordinator of “Goal to the Future”.

A football player doesn’t only depend on their sporting attributes on the pitch, but also needs to have the skills to be competitive out of the stadium. For those who start playing football, English can be the key to access to new opportunities, or to put it another way, it can be like a Goal to the Future.

Friday, April 10th 2015 - 07:12 UTC

Jeremy Clarkson pulls out as guest host in the “Have I Got News For You” show

The popular show man, sacked from Top Gear, was scheduled to appear on the new program April 24

Jeremy Clarkson has pulled out of his planned appearance as guest host of the BBC show Have I Got News For You. He had been due to appear on 24 April in his first BBC appearance since being dropped as a co-presenter of Top Gear, following an attacked on a producer.

Thursday, April 9th 2015 - 07:50 UTC

Jeremy Clarkson is back on BBC as guest host of “Have I got news for you”

Clarkson was suspended by the BBC on 10 March following a “fracas” with Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon in a hotel in North Yorkshire.

Jeremy Clarkson is set to make his first appearance on the BBC since losing his job as co-presenter on Top Gear. The controversial broadcaster will appear as the guest host of 'Have I Got News for You' on 24 April. Clarkson became notorious in Argentina for his 'provocative' Top Gear program using cars with plates (H982 FKL) that made reference to the Falklands war of 1982 triggering strong reactions.

Saturday, March 28th 2015 - 11:29 UTC

British experts in sports security visited Uruguay to exchange experiences

 Ms. Storey and Mr. Galilee had the opportunity to attend a football match and to visit the Centenario Stadium, as well as other sports grounds.

British experts in sports security visited Uruguay and shared experiences in sports security management with their counterparts. The UK delegation was made up of Sue Storey, Director of Sports and International Development, and Geoff Galilee, Sports Football Clubs Inspector of the Sports Ground Safety Authorization, SGSA.

Monday, March 23rd 2015 - 19:11 UTC

FIFA with record revenue and cash reserves, after 2014 World Cup

FIFA made 140.7 million in profit in 2014 alone, adding 91 million to its cash reserves, which now stand at 1.523 billion dollars

The 2014 World Cup helped create a record revenue of 2 billion dollars for FIFA last year, with 337 million in profits coming from the four-year cycle leading up to the finals in Brazil.

Saturday, March 21st 2015 - 06:07 UTC

FIFA confirms Nov/Dec for 2022 Qatar World Cup and compensation to clubs

“...yes, we are going to play in November and December and, yes, the final is going to be played on Dec. 18” De Gregorio announced

FIFA has ended more than four years of uncertainty over the timing of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar by announcing that it would be played in November and December with the final on December 18. It also anticipated that it will release funds to clubs for release of players.

Wednesday, March 11th 2015 - 02:08 UTC

British architects will design Lusail stadium, master piece of the Qatar 2022 World Cup

The 80,000-seat stadium will be built in a newly-built Lusail City, 15km north of Doha, which will be home to 400,000 people

British architects Foster & Partners has been appointed to design Qatar’s Lusail Stadium, venue for the Qatar 2022 World Cup opening match and final. The London-based firm won the international tender competition for the project, Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy announced on Monday.

Tuesday, March 10th 2015 - 06:12 UTC

Former French Olympic sports' figures die in helicopter collision in Argentina

“Apparently, the two helicopters collided as they were filming. There are no survivors,” said La Rioja government spokesperson Horacio Alarcón.

Two helicopters have collided in mid-air in northern Argentina, killing 10 people including cast members filming a French reality show, officials said. The crash happened Monday afternoon in a mountainous part of La Rioja, a scenic area popular with tourists, around 1,100 kilometres north of the capital Buenos Aires.

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 - 06:05 UTC

“One Team, One Country, One Dream” - It's just Davis Cup tennis

Juan Martín del Potro will not play, but will assist Argentina's Davis Cup tennis team in any way he can to face Brazil over the weekend in Buenos Aires.

By Federico Coronado - Argentina's team prepares for this coming weekend's clash against Brazil. Statement of unity with controversial choice of words for tie versus sporting arch-rivals. Del Potro still not fit, will be there to assist teammates, anyway.

Friday, February 20th 2015 - 07:44 UTC

Beija-Flor, the top samba group this year in Rio's Carnival, but who's behind?

In an emailed statement, Beija-Flor insisted its parade theme this year was ”strictly cultural and does not address (Equatorial Guinea's) government”.

The Beija-Flor samba group was declared the champion of Rio de Janeiro's hotly contested Brazilian Carnival parade competition on Wednesday. However the group stoked controversy by staging a presentation focusing on Equatorial Guinea, run by Africa's longest-ruling dictator, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

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