Cryptocurrency developers have announced Friday the “Maradólar” is to be launched Oct. 30, when the late footballer Diego Armando Maradona was to have turned 61.
In 1930 Uruguay won the first Football world Jules Rimet Cup after defeating Argentina in the final game. The two countries with other members of Mercosur, possibly Paraguay and Chile have/had hopes of organizing the 2030 major event, and apparently, there were some exploratory conversations on the matter.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was not allowed to enter a football stadium to watch Gremio's match against Santos because he was not vaccinated against COVID-19.
Queen Elizabeth on Thursday officially launched the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in a unique ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The Queen, accompanied by The Earl of Wessex, attended a special ceremony on the forecourt of the Palace to launch the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay.
The 72-year-old Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded this year by Swedish Academy.
A team of ex-players from Argentina's national team known worldwide as the Pumas Classic will not be participating in this year's edition of the World Rugby Classic to be played next month in Bermuda. This is because the World Rugby Classic event will be a “vaccinated only” event, pointed out John Kane, president of the WRC.
The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games to take place from 28 July to 8 August will be preceded by the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay. An epic journey across the Commonwealth, with the Queen’s Baton visiting all 72 nations and territories, reaching Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, the Caribbean and in the Americas, among others the Falkland Islands on 7 June 2022.
Actor Daniel Craig has been made an honorary Commander in the Royal Navy – matching the on-screen rank of James Bond. Commander Craig’s appointment as an honorary officer reflects his support for UK Armed Forces and links it with the legacy created through the guise of the fictional British secret agent.
Brazilian Police have arrested Bolivian aviation official Celia Castedo Monasterio who in 2016 approved the flight plan of Lamia flight 2933 which resulted in the killing of most members of the Chapecoense football team.
A Chilean born engineer, Thomas Laudenbach, 53, will be the new director of Porsche Motorsport, the competition department of the famous German auto company. He will replace, as of next October first, Fritz Enzinger who has commanded the department since 2011 with several successes.