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World football’s governing body Fifa has issued a life ban to former South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) president Juan Ángel Napout, more than a year after he was sentenced to a nine-year pr…

Nicolas Leoz, a long-time president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) and key figure in the wide-ranging corruption scandal that hit world football in 2015, has died at the age of…

The Paraguayan capital of Asuncion has decided to pull out of hosting the 2022 South American Games amid rising costs, with the country’s government saying it intends to reallocate the funds to build a…

The South American effort to return the Fifa World Cup to the continent in 2030 has been revamped, with Chile formally confirmed as part of the bid for the national team football tournament

The South American effort to return the Fifa World Cup to the continent in 2030 has been further strengthened with the addition of Chile to the project

Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have moved forward with their joint bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup by announcing the breakdown of how the 12 host cities for the national team football tournament would be split between the three South American countries.

Manuel Burga, the former president of Peru’s national football association, was acquitted of racketeering conspiracy two days after fellow ex-South American football officials Juan Napout and Jose Maria Marin were found guilty of multiple corruption charges in a US court.

The South American Sports Organisation (ODESUR) has awarded hosting rights for the 2022 South American Games to the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion.

Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have formalised a pact to launch a joint bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup, saying they are confident that the ongoing fallout from the corruption scandal within football in the Americas will not impact the effort.

Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have confirmed a joint bid to host football’s 2030 Fifa World Cup while Ghana has set its sights on the 2038 edition of the tournament, as well as the summer Olympic Games as part of an ambitious 40-year national development plan.

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has filed a complaint to Paraguay’s public prosecutor as it seeks to claw back at least $129.7m (€109.9m) it claims was embezzled from its accounts under the regimes of its three former presidents.

Paraguay will host the start of the 2017 Dakar Rally endurance motorsport event, it has been announced.

Paraguayan Football Association (APF) president Juan Angel Napout has been appointed as the new president of the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol).

Clothes manufacturer Adidas agreed an eight-year deal with the Paraguayan Football Association.

TV audiences for the FIFA World Cup in host country Germany have rocketed by 51 percent on the 2002 event, according to the latest research commissioned by Infront.

TV audiences in Europe for the FIFA World Cup look set to beat expectations judging by the initial viewing figures.

FIFA chiefs are likely to close the roof of certain upcoming World Cup games – to help prevent the shadows which left many TV broadcasters complaining.

Circuit bosses at Silverstone have agreed to show live coverage of England’s opening World Cup match, which takes place on the same day as qualifying for the British Grand Prix.

UKTV G2 will simulcast each of the 31 matches being screened live by the BBC at this summer's FIFA World Cup.

UK free-to-air broadcasters ITV and the BBC have come to an agreement over joint coverage of the FIFA World Cup this summer.

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.

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.

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 FIFA Statutes Revision Committee will meet for the first time in Zurich on November 3-4.

Terrestrial broadcaster ITV has been found in breach of the UK broadcasting act after it switched coverage of this summer's World Cup to one of its digital channels.

Terrestrial broadcaster ITV has been found in breach of the UK broadcasting act after it switched coverage of this summer's World Cup to one of its digital channels.

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

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

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.

KirchGruppe unit KirchMedia has continued its 'mopping up' operation in regard to the sale of World Cup broadcast rights with the conclusion of further deals in minor football markets.

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.

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

A Congressional commission of inquiry investigating Brazilian soccer has accused Ricardo Teixeira, president of the country's soccer confederation, of tax evasion, mismanagement and illegally pocketing his organisation's money.