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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 »

International Conspiracy to Fix Hundreds of Soccer Matches Being Investigated

International Conspiracy to Fix Hundreds of Soccer Matches Being Investigated

The European Union's joint police agency said here Monday that investigators have detected an international conspiracy to fix hundreds of soccer matches, including three World Cup qualifiers and UEFA Champions League fixtures. continue reading »

Shakira and Pique Give First (Full) Photo of Baby Milan

Shakira and Pique Give First (Full) Photo of Baby Milan

Colombian songstress Shakira published Monday the first complete photo of her baby boy, who appears with his father, soccer player Gerard Pique, in an image posted on the couple's Unicef Web site. continue reading »

Spain Eliminated in First Round of Davis Cup Play by Canada

Spain Eliminated in First Round of Davis Cup Play by Canada

Canada eliminated Spain in the first round of the Davis Cup over the weekend. continue reading »