A Canadian cowboy hopes to join the ranks of the long riders as he rode out of Calgary, Alberta on Sunday for an epic journey to his birthplace in Brazil. Filipe Masetti Leite intends to spend the next two years riding his two horses, “Bruiser” and “Frenchie,” through 12 countries in North, Central and South America.
A crewman aboard the British Royal Navy’s Antarctic patrol ship, HMS Protector, has won a prestigious military photographic competition, the Peregrine Trophy.
A two-man American and British film-making team is releasing the first of six video portraits of Falkland Islanders on-line today, Monday June 25th.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London (FCO) is said to be concerned after receiving intelligence suggesting that Argentine authorities or proxy groups may persuade the country’s athletes to use the high profile Olympics stage to show support for their country’s claim to the Falkland Islands.
Jennifer Lopez, who is in Argentina as part of her 'Dance Again' tour, was robbed just hours after she left a clinic after being treated for a stabbing pain in her lower back.
Brazil president Dilma Rousseff announced Wednesday the government will temporarily shelve a law banning the consumption and sale of beer in stadiums for the duration of the 2014 World Cup.
Britain’s men’s hockey team will play their opening match of the London Olympics against Argentina at 1900 BST on 30 July, one of whose players caused a controversy this month with a video filmed in the disputed Falklands/Malvinas islands.
The Olympic flame landed in the UK ready for the London 2012 torch relay after being flown from Athens, Greece. David Beckham used it to light a cauldron after the plane, also carrying Princess Anne and London Games organizers chair Lord Coe, arrived at a Cornish air base.
The flame that will burn during the London Games was lit on Thursday at the birthplace of the ancient Olympics on Thursday, heralding the start of a torch relay that will culminate with the opening ceremony on July 27.
The Brazilian senate approved a bill Wednesday giving FIFA the guarantees needed to organize the 2014 World Cup. The approval came just a day after the Brazilian government met with FIFA officials in Switzerland to discuss the country's preparations and resolve their differences.