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The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has announced the hosts of the five qualification tournaments for its showpiece World Championships event, which will be held in Hamburg later this year.

The Ethics Committee of world football’s governing body Fifa has today (Monday) handed life bans to two senior officials from Honduras as part of the latest sanctions resulting from the wide-ranging corruption scandal in the sport.

Former Fifa vice-president Alfredo Hawit pleaded guilty yesterday (Monday) in a US federal court to four conspiracy charges relating to bribery schemes associated with football commercial rights.

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).

Infront has concluded a new mobile broadcast deal for a host of Latin America territories ahead of next month’s 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.

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.

Jack A. Warner has been re-elected president of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).

Congressmen investigating suspected corruption and mismanagement in Brazilian soccer have called on the game's chief Ricardo Teixeira to resign after he failed appear to answer questions because of ill-health.

Despite the current economic climate, Mexico’s largest broadcasters are hoping for an advertising splash should the national team clinch a World Cup berth by beating Honduras on November 11.

English Premier league club Sunderland and South America's Uruguay Montevideo have settled their dispute over former striker Milton Nunez, the High Court was told.

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.

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.

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.

The Brazilian championship, which has been in doubt due to a judicial battle, has been given the green light, just a week before its scheduled start.

Colombia is hoping to stage a new soccer tournament to fill the void left by the postponed Copa America.

A Colombian soccer director is demanding sanctions against Argentina for missing last month's Copa America, which went ahead in the Andean nation at six days' notice after earlier being postponed until 2002.