Chile

Chilean pay-television sports broadcaster Canal del Fútbol has been ordered to repay customers whose subscriptions have been affected by the ongoing protests in Chile.

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has opted to move the final of this year’s Copa Libertadores club competition from Santiago in Chile to the Peruvian capital of Lima.

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 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.

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.

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).

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.

 

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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 president of the Football Federation of Chile (FFC) has said the country is weighing up a possible bid to co-host the 2026 Fifa World Cup alongside other South American nations.

The International Cycling Union (UCI) has revealed the schedule for this year’s rounds for the 2017-18 Track Cycling World Cup series, with Poland, Canada and Chile announced as new host countries.

Santiago is in pole position to land hosting rights to the 2023 Pan American Games after the Argentine Olympic Committee (COA) pulled Buenos Aires’ bid for the multi-sport showpiece in favour of focusing on the 2027 edition of the event.

Buenos Aires and Santiago, the capital cities of Argentina and Chile, have submitted bids to host the 2023 Pan American Games.

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.

The International Rugby Board (IRB) has furthered its quest to develop the sport in Asia and South America by announcing that Chile and Hong Kong will host the Junior World Rugby Trophy in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

The Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) has reached an agreement with the Chilean Football Association (ANFP) for the two countries to switch hosting rights to the 2015 and 2019 editions of the Copa America.

International sports media company MP & Silva today announced an exclusive, long-term media rights agreement for the ATP 250 Movistar Open held in Chile.

Chinese golf club owner Mission Hills Group is spending 25 billion yuan ($3.7 billion) on new golfing, retail and community facilities at its club on Hainan island, as economic recovery in China spurs a tourism and property boom.

Manchester United agreed its fourth sponsorship deal since March, announcing Chile’s largest winery Vina Concha y Toro yesterday as its official wine partner.

Chile's football clubs will play one tournament this season instead of the usual two championships, with a mid-season break to help the national team prepare for the World Cup.

Argentina and Chile will host the 2009 Dakar Rally after agreeing a deal with organisers the Amaury Sport Organisation.

Uefa awarded Chilean broadcaster Canal 13 and Brazilian broadcaster Globosat the rights for Euro 2008.

The Media Partners & Silva agency agreed a deal with Television Nacional de Chile for the broadcast right for Italian Serie A.

Santa Monica signed an agreement with various 1st Division teams in Chile and agreed a deal for a controlling share in an Argentine marketing company with rights for the Argentine Football Association and national team.