Mexico

Carnegie Cooke & Company has won approval from the government of Brazil for a deal to be struck between it and the Brazilian Association of Jockey Clubs (BAJC).

Galaxy Latin America, the company that provides the DirecTV service to Latin America and the Caribbean, has named Jeffrey Whalen as vice president of market planning and management.

Switzerland's Denis Oswald has promised a new era of democracy after replacing Primo Nebiolo as president of the Association of Summer Olympic Sports Federations (ASOIF).

Juan Margets has been re-elected as ITF executive vice-president during its annual general meeting in Mexico.

Tennis tournaments in the US and Brazil will continue this week despite Tuesday's terror attacks in New York and Washington.

Mexican footballers want to create a players' union to defend their rights.

International sports leaders like to pretend to others, if not themselves, that sport is blissfully removed from politics.

The following profiles show the strengths and weaknesses of the five candidates seeking to take over from Juan Antonio Samaranch when he retires after 21 years in charge of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in July.

Preparations for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games are in full swing after the initial delays that worried the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Games broadcasting supremo Manolo Romero said on Thursday.

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.

Mexican baseball championship winning club Tigres, is to move from the capital city after 46 years and move to a new venue in Puebla.

If News Corp Ltd. succeeds in its bid to take acquire Hughes Electronics Corp., the Australian news giant could gain control of a merged Latin America satellite television entity, a source at Mexico's Grupo Televisa has said.

A lease needed to bring minor-league baseball back to Albuquerque, New Mexico for the 2003 season has been approved by the City Council.

Latin American pay-TV broadcaster, Pan-American Sports Network (PSN) has appointed Luis Baraldi to the post of vice president for programming, production and operations.