Chile has ruled itself out of hosting part of the 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally endurance motorsport event, citing financial difficulties.
Mixed martial arts promotion the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stage an event in the Chilean capital of Santiago later this year, it has been announced.
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.
Santiago has been confirmed as host of the 2023 Pan American Games after its bid received unanimous backing from PanAmSports, the body formerly known as the Pan American Sports Organisation (Paso).
Motor racing will return to Switzerland for the first time in more than 60 years following the announcement that Zurich will join Santiago, Sao Paulo and Rome as new venues on the 2017-18 Formula E calendar.
Harold Mayne-Nicholls, a key figure in the process to award hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 Fifa World Cups, has today (Friday) seen his ban from world football reduced from three to two years, clearing him for a return to the industry this month.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) has finalised the calendar for its 2017-18 Track Cycling World Cup, with the addition of a new event in Minsk taking the series to five rounds for the first time in nearly a decade.
The chief investigator of Fifa’s Ethics Committee has recommended life bans for the former presidents of the Chilean Football Association (ANFP) and Colombian Football Federation (FCF) after finding cases of misconduct under the rules of world football’s governing body, including those pertaining to bribery and corruption.
The Chilean Football Association (ANFP) has confirmed the resignation of president Sergio Jadue amid local media reports that he has travelled to assist US authorities in their investigation into the corruption scandal surrounding world football’s governing body Fifa.
Chile has withdrawn from its status as a regular host country for the Dakar Rally, stating the funds needed to stage the 2016 edition of the annual motorsport event would be better used to repair damage caused by flash floods that have hit the northern, desert region of the South American country.
Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb has secured its latest partnership with a major sports event by agreeing a deal with organisers of the Copa America national team football tournament, which takes place in Chile later this year.
The International Surfing Association (ISA) has boosted the sport’s case for Olympic and Paralympic inclusion by introducing its first World Adaptive Championship.
Chilean Football Association (ANFP) president Sergio Jadue has stated the country is keen to host the 2030 Fifa World Cup, while Uruguayan counterpart Wilmar Valdez has touted the prospect of a joint bid involving his country, Chile and Argentina.
The South American Football Confederation, Conmebol, has announced that the 2015 Copa América national football team tournament in Chile will run from June 11 to July 5.