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Tag: Copa America Centenario

  • Friday, November 20th 2015 - 07:24 UTC

    Ten US cities selected to host the Copa America Centenario next June

    The special centennial anniversary edition of South America's Cup will also include six national teams from North and Central America and the Caribbean

    The one-off Copa America Centenario will be played in 10 cities across the United States next summer. On Thursday, U.S. Soccer and CONCACAF, soccer's regional governing body, announced the final venues winnowed down from the list of two dozen interested markets released in January.

  • Saturday, May 30th 2015 - 09:15 UTC

    Interpol and Argentine police raid sports media office linked to FIFA scandal

    TyC had rights over Argentine football broadcasts, and allegedly bribed late AFA head Grondona to win worldwide rights to broadcast Copa America editions

    Interpol and Argentine federal police officers conducted a raid at the San Telmo offices of Torneos y Competencias, the sports media company directed by Alejandro Burzaco, one of the three Argentine citizens indicted by the US in the corruption scheme that involves FIFA.

  • Saturday, May 30th 2015 - 01:39 UTC

    Interpol after Argentine promoters linked to FIFA corruption case

    Judge Martínez de Giorgi issued arrest warrants after prosecutor Delgado filed three writs arguing that the accused should not be exempt from arrest.

    Argentine judge Marcelo Martínez de Giorgi has approved the arrest of three Argentine business leaders named in a corruption scandal engulfing world football and facing US extradition requests, though he acknowledged he did not know if they were in the country. The businessmen were considered fugitives from justice on Thursday after Interpol was unable to locate them at their residences.