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Chile is renowned as one of the most stable and economically sophisticated countries in Latin America, but does such a reputation translate to the country's sports industry? SportBusiness International reports.

CHILE HAS A RELATIVELY small population in comparison with some of its Latin American neighbours, but about 78 per cent of them – or 14 million – are online, according to IWS.

Football is still the number one sport in Chile but there is now an increasing appetite for alternative forms of entertainment, particularly in the fitness industry and adventure sports. These emerging activities are causing an evolution in how brands engage with people in Chile.

 

Elisha Chauhan finds out why the organising committee for the 2014 South American Games in Santiago gave away most of its tickets for free.

The South American effort to return the Fifa World Cup to the continent in 2030 has been revamped, with Chile formally confirmed as part of the bid for the national team football tournament

The South American effort to return the Fifa World Cup to the continent in 2030 has been further strengthened with the addition of Chile to the project

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has selected Santiago and Lima as hosts of the revamped finals of its showpiece club competitions, the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana

Chile has ruled itself out of hosting part of the 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally endurance motorsport event, citing financial difficulties.