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.

With more than 2 months to go before the opening of SPORTELMonaco 2006, exhibitors have committed to more than 85% of the expanded floor space in the Grimaldi Forum.

TelefC3nica S.A. has agreed a package of new media broadcast rights covering all 64 matches of the 2006 FIFA World Cup for almost all territories in Latin and South America.

Argentina is set to launch a South American Super 10 rugby competition involving its own provincial sides and teams from Chile and Uruguay.

Peugeot has become the second global partner of IRB Rugby World Cup 2007.

Last month's men's final at Roland Garros delivered the highest-ever ratings for a tennis programme on ESPN in Latin America, according to data compiled by IBOPE.

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas first round ties on March 4-6 delivered strong television ratings and market shares around the world.

The IRB’s weekly magazine programme ‘Total Rugby’ has increased its global reach to more than 77 million households worldwide, and arrived in a fifth continent.

This weekend’s World Group first round ties in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas are set for worldwide television exposure. has launched a Spanish version of its popular website to cater for the growing popularity of tennis in Latin America and Spain and the continued success of Latino players.

Infront Sports & Media has reached agreement with OTI (OrganizaciC3n de Telecomunicaciones Iberoamericanas) for the broadcast rights to the 2006 FIFA World Cup across Central and South America.

The first significant sports business conference to be staged in Chile is scheduled for October 19 at the Edificio de las Industrias in Santiago.

Olympic security officials will top meet with international law enforcement agency Interpol today.

Terrestrial broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired the UK TV rights to soccer tournament Copa Libertadores 2004, South America’s equivalent to Europe’s Champions League.

The National Football League has signed a TV carriage deal in Latin America for its 'Sunday Ticket' package.

The ATP has unveiled a number of scheduling changes for next year including the incorporation of the Olympics as an official rankings event on the men's tennis tour.

Brazil is set to get a clear run at hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup after it secured the all-important support of the South American Football Federation (CSF).

Following ongoing financial difficulties, the International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens tournaments in Chile and Malaysia have been cancelled.

ESPN has launched its second sports network in Argentina – ESPN+.

ESPN has launched its second sports network in Argentina – ESPN+.

Security chiefs have given Wednesday's UEFA Champions League match in Spain the go-ahead, despite two terrorist bombs close to the venue.

England football team manager Sven-GC6ran Eriksson has signed up IMG to represent the Swede's global commercial activities.

The Libertadores Cup holders Colo Colo have been declared bankrupt after the Chilean courts concluded that the team is unable to pay back part of a $400,000 (EUR458,000) bill.

South American football directors will meet today to discuss the idea of creating yet another new tournament to replace the doomed the Merconorte and Mercosur cups, which face extinction after only four years.