Hosting the Olympics two years after staging the World Cup was always going to be a big task but the success of London 2012 has raised the bar even further, according to Brazil's deputy sports minister Luis Fernandes. With the Olympic flame now out in London, all eyes turn to the Brazilian powerhouse and the clock is already ticking for the 2016 Games.
Plans for a Caribbean Cricket Tour by the Falkland Islands Cricket Team are well underway. The 15 strong team plans to travel to Belize, Barbados and Jamaica in November and December this year.
FIFA says Brazilians have decided to name the 2014 World Cup ball ''Brazuca,'' an informal word often used to describe national pride in the country and how Brazilians are referred to in several neighboring countries.
With the finals of World Cup of Tango Dance - in its two categories: Salon Tango and Stage Tango - the Buenos Aires Tango Festival and Tango Dance World Cup came to end at the Luna Park Stadium earlier this week.
Argentina’s leader unveiled an ambitious plan Wednesday to support the country’s television and film creators with a new industrial park along the Buenos Aires waterfront that she hopes will be modelled on Hollywood’s studios.
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valke this week began his latest inspection of Brazil 2014 World Cup preparations amid ongoing concerns over delays in stadiums and infrastructure projects.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong, who died on Saturday at the age of 82, planted in the moon a pennant from the Argentine football team Independiente, something he personally revealed during a visit to Buenos Aires, recalls the club from one of the working neighbourhoods of the Argentine capital.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández urged football clubs affiliated to the AFA to “turn in to the authorities” their lists detailing the names of the hooligans attending matches on a regular basis in order to increase security outside the stadiums.
The lead prosecutor of FIFA new ethics committee confirms he will examine the controversial awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar as well as the ISL scandal and corruption allegations involving Sepp Blatter.
The head of Argentina’s tax office, AFIP Ricardo Echegaray announced in a press conference the agency had blocked the identification of 146 taxpayers connected to the football business. “We have to ensure football’s coherency and transparency” he remarked.