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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.

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.

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.

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.

The 2007 WNBA All-Star Game, which will showcase the most talented female basketball players from around the world, will be televised in 198 countries with commentary in 30 languages.

After all the hype it is finally here – the FIFA World Cup 2006 kicks-off this evening in Germany and is set to smash TV viewing records.

Setanta Sports has secured a package of secondary-language TV rights in the US for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.

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.

iSe International Sports and Entertainment AG has agreed a deal with UK public broadcaster the BBC for coverage of the FIFA Club World Championship TOYOTA Cup Japan 2005 and 2006.

FIFA has ordered Albania and Costa Rica to play their next two home World Cup games behind closed doors.

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.

Opponents of FIFA president Sepp Blatter scored what could prove to be a significant victory when their wish to set up an internal investigation of FIFA's finances was agreed at an extraordinary meeting of the executive committee.

Costa Rica has hit a $1m (EUR1.1m) cash bonus from its marketing partner after qualifying for soccer's World Cup.

Costa Rica-based online sports betting company BetOnSports, which primarily serves the US market, is to float on the UK’s Alternative Investment Market.

France stayed ahead of Brazil atop of the FIFA world soccer rankings for a third straight month, while Germany climbed three places to fifth.

Costa Rica will take the place of Canada in the Copa America after Canada pulled out because it did not have time to prepare for the hastily rearranged competition.

Soccer tournament the Copa America finally kicks off in Colombia on Wednesday after weeks of furious argument over when and where it should be played but, as the action starts, ordinary fans may be asking what the fuss was about.

Honduras has stated it will take part in Copa America, replacing Argentina after the South American side pulled out for security reasons of the tournament hosted by Colombia.

Sports rights marketing company Traffic has expressed dismay at poor ticket sales for the first two quarter-finals of the controversial Copa America.

South American Football Confederation (CSF) president Nicolas Leoz, whose organisation staged the Copa America at only six days' notice, says his dream is for every country in the Americas to take part in the future.

Fox Sports World and Fox Sports World Espanol will televise delayed coverage of the Football Confederation Gold Cup 2000 tournament to viewers across the United States and Puerto Rico in February 2000.

FIFA president Joseph Blatter praised a successful Copa America on Friday even though chaotic organisation caused most countries to send reserve teams and favourites Argentina to pull out altogether.

South American Football Confederation (CSF) president Nicolas Leoz, whose organisation staged the Copa America at only six days' notice, says his dream is for every country in the Americas to take part in the future.

Sports rights marketing company Traffic has expressed dismay at poor ticket sales for the first two quarter-finals of the controversial Copa America.

France stayed ahead of Brazil atop of the FIFA world soccer rankings for a third straight month, while Germany climbed three places to fifth.

Kansas City?s Arrowhead Stadium will host the USA?s second home qualifying game for the 2002 Soccer World Cup on April 25, when the US will play either Costa Rica or Guatemala.

Les McDonald, president of the International Triathlon Union (ITU), the world governing body of the Olympic sport, has been forced into a court case in Vancouver, British Columbia, over allegations that recent elections to his organisation were fixed, with some national federations being denied their right to vote.

The first person to be convicted on federal charges of running an illegal offshore Internet sports gambling operation has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.