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Latin American pay-TV sports network PSN is to broadcast more than 100 matches from two of the region?s soccer tournaments ? the Copa Mercosur and the Copa Merconorte.

Angry football supporters wearing red noses protested outside headquarters of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Tuesday after the four-times world champions' shock defeat by Honduras the day before.

FIFA has fined the Peruvian Football Federation $14,400 and ordered Peru to play its next home World Cup qualifying match at a neutral venue after Peruvian fans threw stones at the Chilean team when it arrived at Lima airport for a match on March 27.

Sportswear giants Nike denied before a Congressional commission of inquiry on Wednesday that they interfere in the picking of the Brazilian national soccer team, which they sponsor.

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.

Colombia will host next month's Copa America as planned despite a recent spate of bombings there, according to South American Football Confederation (CSF) officials.

Brazilian soccer's latest scandal has taken a new twist after a private meeting of the country's leading directors was secretly recorded and then broadcast by a radio station.