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Contract signed for San Salvador to stage 2023 Central American and Caribbean Games

Contract signed for San Salvador to stage 2023 Central American and Caribbean Games. The Olympic Committee of El Salvador (COES), the National Institute of Sports of El Salvador and the Mayor’s Office of San Salvador all signed the agreement. Centro Caribe Sports will be hopeful that this ends any uncertainty surrounding an event...

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Large monument in tribute to Maradona inaugurated in Argentina

Large monument in tribute to Maradona inaugurated in Argentina. The image of Diego Maradona and the ball over his head was immortalized in a huge monument unveiled Saturday in Santa Clara del Mar, 400 km south of Buenos Aires, in tribute to the late soccer idol on his 61st birthday. A shower of soccer balls …...

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The Atlanta Braves have won their first World Series title since 1995 after defeating the Houston Astros 7-0 in Game 6 on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.

The Atlanta Braves have won their first World Series title since 1995 after defeating the Houston Astros 7-0 in Game 6 on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. The Braves took the Series four games to two behind strong pitching and three big home runs. And although Atlanta couldn’t close out the Astros at home …...

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president in 2022

Boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president in 2022. Boxing star Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president of the Philippines next year after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte’s cosy relationship with China. Pacquiao, currently a senator, was nominated on Sunday by his...

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UEFA urges FIFA to stop pushing biennial World Cup plan

UEFA urges FIFA to stop pushing biennial World Cup plan. European football’s governing body UEFA has urged FIFA to stop pushing its plan for a two-year World Cup and instead to engage in “genuine consultation” about reform of the international match calendar. FIFA, the governing body of world football, is conducting a feasibility...

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Boxing bouts fixed at Rio 2016 Olympics; investigation finds

Boxing bouts fixed at Rio 2016 Olympics; investigation finds. Boxing bouts for medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics were fixed by “complicit and compliant” referees and judges, an independent investigation commissioned by the sport’s world governing International Boxing Association (AIBA) revealed. Richard McLaren, head of the...

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The Dominican Republic retained its champion crown in the 2021 Norceca Continental

The Dominican Republic retained its champion crown in the 2021 Norceca Continental Tournament by defeating Puerto Rico in five close sets (25-22, 15-25, 25-17, 21-25 and 15-12) to finish undefeated the volleyball fair. It’s their third gold medal they have achieved in a Norceca. They also qualified for the 2022 World Cup. The last time...

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Cuba’s Omara Durand stormed to her sixth Paralympic Games gold

Cuba’s Omara Durand stormed to her sixth Paralympic Games gold as her decade of dominance continued on Tuesday (31 August), day five of Para athletics at Tokyo 2020. The 29-year-old ’queen of speed’ won the women’s 400m T12 by more than 2.5 seconds to claim her third successive title in the event. “My secret is …...

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onaldo claims world record with late show

Ronaldo claims world record with late show. When Manchester City loanee Gavin Bazunu saved Cristiano Ronaldo’s first-half penalty to deny the Manchester United forward a record 110th international goal for Portugal, the headlines wrote themselves. Ireland looked to be holding on for a famous World Cup qualifying victory in...

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Simone Biles Returns for The Final Event of The Tokyo Olympics

Simone Biles Returns for The Final Event of The Tokyo Olympics. Last week Simone Biles showed us the importance of advocating for yourself by taking a few mental health days. After withdrawing from a few competitions in the Olympics, the 31-time Olympic and World Championship medalist is returning to compete in the balance beam final....

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