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Fifa, football’s global governing body, has announced today (Wednesday) that it has received bids from Russia, Chile and El Salvador to host its Beach Soccer World Cup in 2021.

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) has launched a strategic plan to grow and increase participation in the women’s game across its 41 member associations.

Rafael Salguero has become the latest former Fifa Executive Committee member to be banned by world football’s governing body after it ruled he was guilty of various bribery schemes and the illegal reselling o…

The US Soccer Federation is proposing an international competition encompassing all of the Americas, which would run concurrent to the pan-continental Uefa European Championships in 2020

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) has secured its first exclusive master licensee and licensing agent through a multi-year agreement with OEG Sports

The Gold Cup will be held in Central America for the first time next year after the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced that Costa Rica will …

The International Racquetball Federation (IRF) has been forced to move its 2018 World Championships for a second time after the facilities where the event was due to be held in Cali, Colombia, were demolished.

Football’s governing body in North and Central America and the Caribbean has unveiled a new logo and changed its name from CONCACAF to Concacaf as it seeks to usher in a new era with the launch of its Nations League competition.

Panama-based Mimo International Exports and Imports has become the latest company or individual to be sanctioned as part of the US prosecution into corruption in world football and will be dissolved as part of its plea agreement.

Hector Trujillo, the former general secretary of the Football Federation of Guatemala (FENAFUTG), has become the first person to be sentenced in the US as part of the investigation into global football corruption.

Former Football Federation of Guatemala (FENAFUTG) general secretary Hector Trujillo has become the latest official to plead guilty to crimes associated with the global football corruption investigation.

The International Paralympic Committee has expressed its encouragement at the progress being made by the Tokyo 2020 organising committee ahead of the Games in the Japanese capital.

Eduardo Li, a former president of the Costa Rican Football Association (FEDEFUTBOL) and Executive Committee member of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), has become the latest official to be handed a life ban by Fifa.

Former Guatemalan Football Association (FENAFUTG) president Brayan Jiménez has become the latest ex-Fifa official to be handed a life ban by world football’s governing body.

The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has announced the hosts of the five qualification tournaments for its showpiece World Championships event, which will be held in Hamburg later this year.

Victor Montagliani, president of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf), has said the organisation will discuss the possibility of more than one country from its membership bidding to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup.

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) has today (Monday) unveiled a major overhaul of its club competition model, including the introduction of a new tournament that will allow the participation of more teams from the region.

The Ethics Committee of world football’s governing body Fifa has today (Monday) handed life bans to two senior officials from Honduras as part of the latest sanctions resulting from the wide-ranging corruption scandal in the sport.

Gordon Derrick of Antigua has been cut from the list of candidates to become the next president of Concacaf, football’s governing body in North and Central America and the Caribbean, after failing to pass a background integrity check.

Former Fifa vice-president Alfredo Hawit pleaded guilty yesterday (Monday) in a US federal court to four conspiracy charges relating to bribery schemes associated with football commercial rights.

The World Series of Fighting – Global Championship (WSOF-GC) has secured two new strategic partnerships that will enable the mixed martial arts (MMA) series to expand into the UK and Costa Rica, while rival series One Championship has agreed a deal with the Asia-Pacific arm of the ESP Properties agency.

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has announced that this years’ edition of its World Surfing Games will be staged in Costa Rica, whose national team won the competition in Nicaragua last year.

The Central American Football Union (UNCAF) has awarded hosting rights for the 2017 Copa Centroamericana national team tournament to Panama.

Gordon Derrick, president of the Caribbean Football Union, and Canadian Soccer Association president, Victor Montagliani, have confirmed that they will run to become the next leader of the troubled Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) regional governing body.

The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) has unveiled a sweeping reform package as it seeks to clean house following a second Fifa corruption scandal in the space of four years.

The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) has appointed restructuring specialist Alvarez & Marsal to oversee an overhaul in its operations following the Fifa corruption scandal.

North America’s Major League Baseball (MLB) is set to launch an Amateur Prospect League in Nicaragua, according to the Associated Press news agency.

The International Surfing Association (ISA) has boosted the sport’s case for Olympic and Paralympic inclusion by introducing its first World Adaptive Championship.

Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) president Jeffrey Webb has dismissed suggestions that he is set to stand for the presidency of Fifa.

North American baseball league the MLB has announced it will stage the first major league games in Panama since 1947, with the New York Yankees set to face the Miami Marlins in a two-game series on March 15-16.

Chuck Blazer, the FIFA Executive Committee member who played a key role in exposing apparent corruption at the heart of global football administration earlier this year, is to resign as secretary general of the Confederation of North and Central American and Caribbean Football (CONCACAF).

The battle for power at the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) took another twist on Thursday as ousted acting president Lisle Austin claimed a court ruling would allow him to return to office.

CONCACAF, the football body that represents North, Central American and Caribbean countries, has called for FIFA to award the region an extra place at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.