Queen Elizabeth II marked what would have been her husband's 100th birthday by planting a rose named after the Duke of Edinburgh in the East Terrace Garden of Windsor Castle.
Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga Monday announced players taking part in the upcoming Copa América shall not be required to be vaccinated, contrary to what had been announced last week.
Businesswoman Debbie Hewitt is to become the English Football Association's first female chair in its 157-year history. She was the unanimous choice of the selection panel and takes over in January, subject to ratification from the FA Council.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which had to be postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, have suffered yet another blow Thursday when some 10,000 of the 80,000 volunteers submitted their resignations citing health grounds.
The Brazilian Government of President Jair Bolsonaro Monday banned the entry of foreigners “of any nationality” as a result of the number of cases of covid-19 growing faster than expected, it was announced.
The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) Monday decided that this year's Copa America, originally scheduled to be cohosted by Argentina and Colombia in 2020, will be staged in Brazil.
The South American Football Confederation Sunday announced the Copa America tournament was not going to be played in Argentina. The tournament due to begin June 13 was to be co-hosted by Colombia and Argentina.
Mexico has targeted leading international fashion brands Zara, Anthropologie, and Patowl claiming they have taken advantage of the indigenous textile heritage of the country. In effect according to official complaints, these designers used patterns from indigenous Mexican groups in their designs without any benefit to the communities.
A Swiss bank Friday admitted before a Federal Court in New York it had laundered around 25 million US dollars for the late Argentine Football Association President and FIFA Vice President Julio Humberto Grondona and his family, it was reported.
Swiss bank Julius Bär has agreed to pay US$79.7 million in a settlement with the US Department of Justice after being implicated in a sprawling corruption probe surrounding FIFA, world football’s governing body.