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Lionel Messi Signs Two-Year Contract Extension with Barca

Lionel Messi Signs Two-Year Contract Extension with Barca

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi signed a contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the Spanish-league powerhouse until June 30, 2018, the team said on its Web site. continue reading »

Experts Investigating Power Outage at Super Bowl in New Orleans

Experts Investigating Power Outage at Super Bowl in New Orleans

The cause of the 34-minute power outage in the Superdome during the Super Bowl in New Orleans remains under investigation and independent experts are being brought in to identify what caused the loss of electricity, officials said. continue reading »

3-1: Spain Nabs Win Against Uruguay in Friendly

3-1: Spain Nabs Win Against Uruguay in Friendly

Spain's national team showed off its ball-hogging brilliance in its first match of 2013, getting two goals from Pedro in a 3-1 victory here Wednesday over reigning Copa America champion Uruguay in an international friendly. continue reading »

Brazil and Basketball: U.S. Department of State Announces Youth Sports Visitor Program

Brazil and Basketball: U.S. Department of State Announces Youth Sports Visitor Program

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces that 14 teenage athletes—seven boys and seven girls—and two coaches from Brazil will travel to the United States for a basketball exchange February 6-18. continue reading »

STUDY:  More Brain Agility Found in Soccer Superstars like Ronaldo and Messi

STUDY:  More Brain Agility Found in Soccer Superstars like Ronaldo and Messi

In a study by Brunei University research found more brain agility inn soccer - futbol superstars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi continue reading »

Explosion Outside Peruvian Soccer Celebration Kills Horse, Injures Police

Explosion Outside Peruvian Soccer Celebration Kills Horse, Injures Police

Peruvian soccer fans at a Universitario match on Friday reportedly set off an explosion that killed a police horse and the injured the officer riding it. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Shines in Doubles Play in Chile

Rafael Nadal Shines in Doubles Play in Chile

Spain's Rafael Nadal, who is making a comeback from a serious knee injury, teamed up with Argentina's Juan Mónaco to beat the Czech duo of Frantisek Cermak and Lukas Dlouhy 6-3, 6-2 in doubles at the ATP event in Viña del Mar, Chile. continue reading »

Mexico v Jamaica in World Cup Qualifier - Tough Match on Both Sides

Mexico v Jamaica in World Cup Qualifier - Tough Match on Both Sides

Jamaica is not an opponent to be taken lightly, Mexican coach Jose Manuel de la Torre said Tuesday ahead of the squads' World Cup qualifying match here at Aztec stadium. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Olympic Committee Presents Its Training Strategy for 2016 Olympics

Puerto Rico Olympic Committee Presents Its Training Strategy for 2016 Olympics

The Puerto Rican Olympic Committee presented its "Destination Rio 2016" plan for training the Caribbean island's athletes by having them take part in all competitions leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. continue reading »

Spanish Point Guard Jose Manuel Calderon’s Debut Doesn’t Garner a Win for Pistons

Spanish Point Guard Jose Manuel Calderon’s Debut Doesn’t Garner a Win for Pistons

Spanish point guard Jose Manuel Calderon made his debut in a losing effort with the Detroit Pistons, who were beaten 99-85 by the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. continue reading »